Mitch McConnell Says Federal Lawmakers Could Ban Abortion Across The Nation

That would mean pregnant Americans would have to travel out of the U.S. to obtain an abortion.

He raised the possibility of a national ban when asked in the interview if such a thing was “worthy of debate.”

If the draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito and published by Politico turns out to be the final decision, “that was the point,” McConnell said, “that it should be resolved one way or another in the legislative process. So yeah, it’s possible,” he added, referring to a national ban on abortion.

McConnell indicated it’s “clear” that Republicans oppose abortion.

“With regard to the abortion issue, I think it’s pretty clear where Senate Republicans stand,” McConnell told USA Today.

“And if and when the court makes a final decision, I expect everybody will be more definitive,” he added. “I don’t think it’s much secret where Senate Republicans stand on that issue.”

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