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2008 Elections

Chris Dodd on Abortion


(Editor's Note: Dodd dropped out of the presidential race for the Democratic nomination, following a poor showing in the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3, 2007, where he got less than 1 percent of the delegates. See a video of his explanation on his campaign Web site. )


Scored 100 percent with NARAL, the political watchdog group for abortion rights, but his pro-choice stance was questioned because of the vote casted in favor of Chief Justice Roberts in 2005 who constitutionally upheld the ban on partial-birth abortions in 2007. He voted no on banning partial-birth abortions and believes that abortions should be safe and legal for women.


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Dodd's pro-choice stance is called into question by a member of Liberal Viewer who scrutinizes Dodd's vote to approve Chief Justice Roberts to the Supreme Court in 2005.


— Las Vegas Sun intern Jenna Kohler contributed to this report.

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