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Royce West on Abortion

 

 


A woman has the right to make decisions about her body

A woman has the right to make decisions about her body -- it is that simple. Any issue involving a woman's healthcare is between her and her doctor, and that's where we need to leave it. I am dedicated to continuing this fight in Washington, where Roe vs. Wade is under attack, and the continued appointment of anti-choice Supreme Court Justices could result in a catastrophic blow to women's reproductive freedom.
Source: 2020 Texas Senate campaign website RoyceWest.com , Dec 19, 2019

Pro-choice, but voted for parental consent

West said he supports abortion rights and has the record to show it. But he's previously upset advocacy groups when he voted to support bills that require parental consent for minors seeking abortions. "I've always sided with being pro-choice, but on that particular legislation, my personal belief is that the parents should be involved in those decisions," he said.
Source: The Dallas Morning News on 2020 Texas Senate race , Jul 28, 2019

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