Trump Predicts Trouble for Roe v. Wade

He promises to appoint anti-abortion judges
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 19, 2016 8:33 PM CDT
And They're Off
Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate with Hillary Clinton at UNLV in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.   (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The third and final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton got off to a low-key start Wednesday with a focus on issues instead of scandals—and without a handshake, notes the AP. On one of the first topics, abortion, Trump predicted that Roe v. Wade would be in trouble under his administration because he would appoint anti-abortion justices. When pressed on whether he wanted the law overturned, he said, "That will happen automatically, in my opinion" because of his pro-life judges, reports CNBC. He added that the issue would then go to the states. Clinton countered, "I strongly support Roe v. Wade," adding, "This is one of the worst possible choices that any woman and her family has to make, and I do not believe the government should be making it." (More presidential debate stories.)

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