Giuliani Stands by Publicly-Funded Abortions Stance

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Apr 04, 2007 4:28 PM

By now, we've all seen the old video where Giuliani says he favors public funding of abortion.

But in March of 2007, Giuliani Adviser Bill Simon assured Pro-Lifers that Giuliani now supports the Hyde Amendment, banning public funding Of Abortion:

... Now this from CNN:

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (CNN) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told CNN Wednesday he supports public funding for some abortions, a position he advocated as mayor and one that will likely put the GOP presidential candidate at odds with social conservatives in his party.

"Ultimately, it's a constitutional right, and therefore if it's a constitutional right, ultimately, even if you do it on a state by state basis, you have to make sure people are protected," Giuliani said in an interview with CNN's Dana Bash in Florida's capital city.

It's one thing to support a candidate who used to be pro-choice.  But I'm having a hard time imagining a scenario in which I would vote for a candidate who not only favors the practice of abortion -- but  also favors taking my money to pay for it.

No, wait.  I would never support a candidate who holds this position ...