Texas Republican Governor Abbott is todays’s winner….
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott defended the state’s restrictive new abortion law Tuesday, saying it doesn’t force victims of rape to give birth and vowing to “eliminate all rapists.”
Abbott, a Republican, took questions from reporters Tuesday morning after an event at which he signed a sweeping election billinto law. Asked whether the abortion law would force rape victims to give birth, he said: “It doesn’t require that at all, obviously. It provides at least six weeks for a person to get an abortion.”….
“Rape is a crime, and Texas will work tirelessly to make sure that we eliminate all rapists from the streets of Texas,” said Abbott, who added, “There are services available to support victims of rape in the state to make sure that anybody who’s victimized will get the support they need.”…..