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Candidate Positions on Abortion

The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."

Question: Do you favor or oppose legalized abortion?
Michael CumminsMichael Cummins ANSWER OPTION: I oppose legalized abortion.

Jim OberstarJim Oberstar ANSWER OPTION: It is my deeply held view that society has an obligation to ensure that each of its members, including those least able to defend themselves, the unborn, has the fullest opportunity to lead a full, healthy and productive life.