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Romney says abortion OK for rape victims
Mitt Romney speaks in Manassas, Va., on Aug. 11: The Republican presidential candidate says he will release his 2011 tax return by Oct. 15.
Mitt Romney speaks in Manassas, Va., on Aug. 11: The Republican presidential candidate says he will release his 2011 tax return by Oct. 15.
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itt Romney said during an interview with CBS that he believes abortion should be an option for women who have been raped or the victims of incest. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee said he would also allow for abortions if the mother's health is at risk. His remarks go against the GOP 2012 platform, the views of his vice presidential pick Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), and huge swathes of social conservatives.

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