A little over a week ago Donald Trump answered a hypothetical question from Chris Matthews about whether the government should punish women who have abortions if abortion was illegal. Trump initially said there should be some sort of punishment. That’s a logical answer, and one you’d think the pro-life movement and conservatism would support after decades of telling us abortion is murder and that we should outlaw it.
Yet almost as soon as Trump issued that temporary answer, the pro-life movement and conservatives unanimously condemned him and said he hurt the pro-life movement. . . .
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