07/08/2013 09:23 am ET

Democrats Should Reconsider Using Abortion Issue To Attract Latinos And 'Turn Texas Blue'


Democrats are gearing up to spend millions of dollars to “turn Texas blue” by bringing in a new generation of Latino voters.

So when an abortion fight flared in Austin this summer, it seemed the stars had aligned — liberals had a hot-button cause to galvanize new supporters who just might stick around for the long haul.

There’s just one problem: Latinos as a group oppose abortion more strongly than most other voting groups.

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