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GOP Voters Look to Giuliani to Firm Abortion Stance

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GOP Voters Look to Giuliani to Firm Abortion Stance

Election 2008

GOP Voters Look to Giuliani to Firm Abortion Stance

GOP Voters Look to Giuliani to Firm Abortion Stance

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Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was an unabashed supporter of abortion rights during his eight years as mayor of New York.

But in the recent Republican presidential candidate debate, he said he was "personally" opposed to abortion and that it was "okay" if the landmark Roe v. Wade decision was overturned.

Giuliani has also said he supported the Hyde Amendment, the congressional law that forbids federal funding of abortion. Many Republicans want to know where Giuliani, who leads many polls in advance of 2008, really stands.

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