This post first appeared online at The Hill on December 5, 2011.
Gingrich reverses his position that life begins at ‘implantation’
By Jonathan Easley
GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said he would support legislation that defines “personhood as beginning at conception,” a reversal from his comments last week 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.”
Gingrich has been under fire from anti-abortion groups for telling Jake Tapper at ABC News last week that life begins at “implantation.”
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