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Candidate Positions on Abortion

Read the full responses from candidates below. “Answer option” is the choice given in the quiz, and “Candidate’s position” shows the candidate’s response to MPR News.

Question: Do you favor or oppose legalized abortion?
John KlineJohn Kline ANSWER OPTION: I think abortions should be legal, but restricted.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother's life. Kline also accepted an endorsement from the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) and National Right to Life (NRL). (More Info)

Steve SarviSteve Sarvi ANSWER OPTION: The decision to have an abortion is one that should take place based on discussion between a woman and her doctor.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: We should seek to reduce the number of abortions by first and foremost working to prevent unintended pregnancies. But ultimately, the decision to have an abortion is one that should take place based on discussion between a woman and her doctor.