Georgia GOP Senate candidates cite abortion in pushing Ginsburg replacement

Georgia GOP Senate candidates cite abortion in pushing Ginsburg replacement

Georgia GOP Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and Doug Collins each cited a push to restrict abortion as a reason to vote on a Supreme Court pick from President Trump before the election. Collins, who currently serves in the House, tweeted that Republicans have "our best chance in decades to strike down Roe V. Wade" following the vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘s death on Friday. "Let’s take it," Collins wrote. "@realdonaldtrump is going to nominate a pro-life conservative and the Senate needs to do their job and confirm without delay." As a pastor and father, the issue of life is deeply personal to me. We’ve got our best chance in decades to strike down Roe V. Wade. Let’s take it. @realdonaldtrump is going to nominate a pro-life conservative and the Senate needs to do their job and confirm without delay. — Doug Collins (@CollinsforGA) September 19, 2020 Loeffler, who is running for a full term after being appointed to her Senate seat earlier this year, advocated anti-abortion policies and support for gun rights during an interview with Fox News . The GOP senator said Trump should put forward a "strict constructionist" for the court, adding the position should go to someone who "will protect innocent life, who will bring those Second Amendment cases and make sure that we’re protecting our right to bear arms in this country." "I look forward to supporting @realDonaldTrump’s strong, strict constructionist nominee who will protect life, the 2nd Amendment, and conservative values," […]

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