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Dec 5, 2011
The Hill: Gingrich reverses his position that life begins at 'implantation'

“As I have stated many times throughout the course of my public life, I believe that human life begins at conception,” a statement posted Saturday on Gingrich’s website read in part. “I believe that every unborn life is precious, no matter how conceived.”

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Nov 29, 2011
NPR: Mitt Romney's Evolution On Abortion

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has asserted his opposition to abortion rights in recent years, which has lead some to wonder about his earlier views.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been labeled a flip-flopper. And when it comes to abortion, the former governor of Massachusetts appears to have changed his position from being in favor of abortion rights to being opposed.

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Nov 22, 2011
Daily Caller: After initially refusing, Cain signs pro-life pledge

After refusing to sign the Pro-Life Presidential Leadership Pledge in June, Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain signed the pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List’s rigid pledge Tuesday.

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Nov 22, 2011
Politico: Cain signs anti-abortion pledge

Herman Cain belatedly added his name to the list of candidates signing the Susan B. Anthony List’s anti-abortion pledge Tuesday, leaving only Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman as non-signers of the conservative group’s central campaign document.

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Nov 22, 2011
The Hill: Cain signs anti-abortion pledge, leaving Romney as sole GOP presidential outlier

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has signed the Susan B. Anthony List's anti-abortion pledge, leaving Mitt Romney as the only major candidate who hasn't done so. The "Pro-Life Presidential Leadership" pledge commits candidates to abide by four pro-life goals if elected to the presidency.

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Nov 20, 2011
NRO: Gingrich Defends Abortion Record

Newt Gingrich has consistently upheld a pro-life standard.  He had a consistent pro-life voting record throughout his twenty years in Congress, including his four years as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Gingrich pledges to uphold this consistent pro-life standard as president. Gingrich’s consistent pro-life standard is reflected by the following:

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Nov 17, 2011
Dannenfelser on Redstate: Obama's Executive Order on Abortion = Magic
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Nov 16, 2011
Dannenfelser on Newsbusters: Huffington Post's Laura Bassett Doesn't Get It: Being Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman

Pro-abortion forces in the Democratic party, unable to face the facts, have instead engaged in a head-spinning, mind-numbing campaign to portray political victories for abortion as motivated by anti-woman animus. The latest example? Check out the nasty little piece of anti-Catholic baiting by Laura Bassett in the Huffington Post, “The Men Behind the War on Women."

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Nov 14, 2011
Union Leader: Our Problematic Speech

Former Rep. Steve Driehaus, a Cincinnati Democrat who considers himself pro-life, says he lost his 2010 reelection bid because the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, through its political action committee, ran ads saying — falsely, Driehaus insists — that when he voted for Barack Obama’s health care legislation he voted for taxpayer funding of abortion. Ohio’s law had a chilling effect on political speech when a billboard company, aware of Driehaus’ complaints, refused the SBA List’s business.

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Nov 4, 2011
Human Events: Pro-life PAC Targets Virginia State Senate Races

“Sen. Houck has a 100% pro-abortion voting record, jeopardizing the health of women and teens,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List, a Washington-based PAC, which normally restricts its endorsements to national candidates.

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