Gillibrand: As President, I’d Seek to Codify Abortion Rights

Her comments came one day after Republican Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama signed into law the nation's strictest abortion ban.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says that, as president, she’d seek to write into law the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that legalized abortion. During a rally at Georgia’s state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent abortion bans signed into law in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia and Alabama as “a nationwide assault on women’s constitutional rights by ideological extremists.” Anti-abortion activists and lawmakers in several states have been emboldened…

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