What You Need to Know: The March for Life

Where do the Democratic candidates for president stand on abortion? Here is what they are saying

Last week, Alabama passed the most restrictive abortion law in the country, banning abortion in almost all cases with the exception of some instances where the mother’s life is in danger.

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That ban followed a Georgia law -- a “heartbeat” law -- that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

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In April, Indiana passed a law that all but bans a type of second-trimester abortion.

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As a wave of anti-abortion legislation continues in state legislatures during the runup to the 2020 election, here’s a look at what Democratic candidates for president have said -- via tweet -- about the new legislation and where they stand on the issue: 

Michael Bennet

Joe Biden

Cory Booker

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Steve Bullock

Pete Buttigieg

Julian Castro

Bill de Blasio

John Delaney

Tulsi Gabbard

Kristen Gillibrand

Kamala Harris

John Hickenlooper

Jay Inslee

Amy Klobuchar

Wayne Messam

Seth Moulton

Beto O’Rourke

Tim Ryan

Bernie Sanders

Eric Swalwell

Elizabeth Warren

Marianne Williamson

 Andrew Yang

People hold up signs in favor of legal abortion during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a National Day of Action to Stop the Bans, with other events planned throughout the week.  
Photo: (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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