Charlie Crist pledges order banning state action on abortions

Crist’s pledged order sets Democratic Primary Election position on abortion rights.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and current U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is staking a strong pro-abortion rights stand, pledging an executive order banning state agencies from interfering with abortion access.

The proposed order, which Crist said he would sign on his first day as Governor, would prohibit state agencies from doing anything to prevent abortions that would meet the standards spelled out in the now-jeopardized landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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