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Newt Gingrich Tells Voter He 'Wouldn't Make Exceptions' For Abortion In Cases Of Rape Or Incest

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told a voter Tuesday ahead of the Iowa caucus he opposes all abortions and would not make exceptions in cases of rape or incest.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told a voter Tuesday ahead of the Iowa caucus he opposes all abortions and would not make exceptions in cases of rape or incest.

Newt Gingrich told a voter Tuesday he opposes all abortions and would not make exceptions in cases of rape or incest, Think Progress reports.

"No, I wouldn't make exceptions," Gingrich said after being asked if he'd make exceptions despite being pro-life.

"What I would try to do is create a program that would enable women in those circumstances to have support and help them through whatever process they needed both in terms of counseling and in terms of if they wanted to give up the baby for adoption," Gingrich continued.

This controversial view on abortion is shared by GOP hopefuls Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry. It is new for Gingrich, who has publicly changed his views on the issue over the years.

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