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Republicans building stronger anti-abortion plank in platform


“We must maintain law and order at the highest level or we will cease to have a country, 100 percent. Republicans are considering strengthening the already strict anti-abortion language in their party platform by condemning Planned Parenthood and calling for Supreme Court justices who will reverse decisions in favor of abortion rights.

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