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In a party that has been more aggressive in recent years to limit abortion, the potential Republican presidential candidate field in 2024 celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case. It was natural. 9} As a historic victory for the Conservatives.
Praise was almost universal, but candidates could be different next to Republicans pushingto ban abortion in coastal states It was a step.
"The court has won the Constitution, the rule of law, and above all, the victory of life,"former President Donald Trumpsaid on Saturday night. He said: Rally in Illinois.
Trump praised the abortion ruling overturning the Roe v. Wade case hours after the news was reported on Friday
"Today's decision to be the biggest WIN of a generation, along with other recently announced decisions, has nominated three people, is highly regarded, and has a strong constitutionalism. Confirmed with the US Supreme Court, "the former president advertised.
Former President Donald Trump gives a keynote speech in faith The Freedom Coalition's annual "Road To Majority Policy Conference" was held on June 17, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Seth Herald / Getty Images)
However, in an interview with Fox News Digital, Trump was much more modest. When asked if there was a message for potential supporters of the right to abortion, he suggested, "In the end, this works for everyone."The New York Times, Trump had personal concerns leading up to Friday's monumental ruling to politically hurt suburban women and Republicans in the November midterm elections.
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Former Vice President Mike Pence, a longtime social conservative championlooked much more aggressive when it came to move on to the next step.
Now that theRoe v. Wade casehas been deposited in the trash can of history, a new realm of sanctity of life has emerged, which is imposed on all who value sacredness. The Sanctity of Life is determined by us to bring fetal defense and support for women in crisis pregnancy centers to all states of the United States, "the former Vice President insisted.
And Pence said, "Given this second chance of life, we must not rest and forgive until the sanctity of life is restored to the center of American law in all states of the country. Don't do it. "
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, another top member of the Trump administration, "praised SCOTUS's decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case" on Twitter. The end of the battle to save lives. We owe them a willingness to defend this most basic right, the right to survive. "
At the White House Former South Carolina Governor Nicky Haley, who served as UN Ambassador for the first two years of Trump, called the High Court's decision a "historical victory." For the pro-life movement. It's an even bigger victory for Americans.
"My hope is that there is a new commitment from elected members to support and protect mothers and their newborn babies," Haley added.
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Another Republican leader, the White House -Governor of Florida. Ron DeSantis -Although he was asked to expand his "pro-life protection", his scope remained firmly in Sunshine.
Pointing out the state's new 15-week abortion limit signed by the Governor this spring, DeSantis said, "Florida continues to protect its recently enacted pro-life reforms from state court objections. It will be. " In his statement, DeSantis will extend professional life protection and sustain life by promoting adoption, foster care and child welfare. "
All statements and comments by Trump, Pence, Pompeo, Haley, DeSantis and others that could have national ambitions in 2024 are to the social conservatives who have long played an important role in the Republican Party. agree. When choosing a party presidential candidate.
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Ralfried, a well-known and veteran political consultant in the 1990s The founder and chairman of the Christian Union, the founder and chairman of the Union of Faith and Freedom, socially conservative and evangelical voters now account for about half of the Republican primaries, the first two, Iowa and South Carolina. Three states holding contests on the Republican Presidential Nomination Calendar, which said they have great influence in.
"We're not going to win this nomination in 2024 without gaining a fair share of these voters," Reed told Fox News earlier this month. "You don't have to get a majority, but you probably need to get more than one. I don't think there's a way to get a nomination without getting a fair share. These are very important voters."
Fox News' Brooke Singman contributed to this report
Paul Steinhauser is a New Hampshire-based political reporter.