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Republican Platform Abortion

Laura Bassett

GOP Platform Endorses Dubious Fetal Pain Claim | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

The 2012 GOP platform features a bold new development in the party's position on abortion: an official endorsement of the medically unsupported claim ...

Amanda Terkel

Todd Akin's Party: More Than 40 GOP Candidates Oppose Abortion In Cases Of Rape, Incest | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) faced scorn and ridicule from members of his own party this week after expressing his belief that rape victims do...

GOP Platform To Call For Ban On Abortion With No Exemptions For Rape, Incest

Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Draft language for the 2012 Republican Party platform includes support for a constitutional ban on abortion without specifying exclusions in the cases...