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Scott Taylor on Abortion

 

 


Opposes taxpayer funding, but says women have choice

The crowd booed when a man asked whether the government should "support the killing of unborn babies by Planned Parenthood" but cheered when a young woman asked Taylor: "Do you think I have a right to decide what happens to my body?" Taylor, who personally opposes abortion, said he supports the ban on taxpayer funding for abortion and told the young woman that he agrees that "she has the legal right to decide."
Source: The Virginian-Pilot on 2020 Virginia Senate race , Feb 20, 2017

A pro-life Christian

Scott Taylor is a Christian. While in the Navy, there were many times when Scott turned to God for prayer and comfort; at a funeral for a comrade or while executing a mission. Scott Taylor is pro-life.
Source: 2016 Virginia House campaign website ScottTaylor.US , Nov 8, 2016

Supports pro-life legislation.

Taylor supports the PVS survey question on abortion

The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: Political Courage Test 16PVS_Q1 on Nov 8, 2016

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