That was then, this is now

Fred Thompson's abortion evolution.


Tim Grieve
May 8, 2007 5:16PM (UTC)

Would-be presidential candidate Fred Thompson, in an interview with Fox News a couple of months ago, declared himself "pro-life" and called Roe v. Wade "bad law and bad medical science."

Would-be senator Fred Thompson, in a 1994 voter survey, checked the box marked "Abortions should be legal in all circumstances as long as the procedure is completed within the first trimester of the pregnancy."

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Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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