When it comes to the GOP presidential field, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has made it clear that he’s not nearly as far right as his rivals. Now, he’s taken another step away from the pack, as the only presidential candidate to state that the Mississippi law to grant fertilized eggs full legal rights may go “too far,” saying that there should always be rape and incest exceptions for abortion.
Mississippi’s amendment not only has the potential to ban abortion at all times, with no exceptions, but also could force women to wait until their tube ruptures before they can treat an ectopic pregnancy, could end many forms of fertility treatment, and could outlaw many forms of birth control. The state will vote on the amendment Tuesday, November 8th.
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