A Win for Pro-Life Pragmatism in North Carolina

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2023
From The Right
Jonathan Drake/Reuters

On the issue of protecting life, Republican state legislators appear to be learning to not let the perfect be the enemy of the good.

In North Carolina on Tuesday night, the Republican legislature overrode the Democratic governor’s veto of a bill establishing a twelve-week limit on elective abortions. The legislature needed at least 60 percent of the votes in each chamber — and that’s precisely what it got when the state house voted 72-48 and the state senate voted 30-20. With no margin for error, North Carolina Republican legislators prudently went as...

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