Cindy McCain Unaware Of Husband’s Abortion Position
Speaking with Katie Couric, Cindy McCain first said Roe V. Wade should not be overturned, and then, when reminded (informed?) of John McCain’s position, Cindy said it should be a states’ rights issue.
CBS checked with the McCain campaign after the interview and was told that Cindy McCain’s position is that abortion should remain legal.
Couric: Where do you stand on abortion?
McCain: I’m pro-life. I’m on the record as being pro-life, like my husband.
Couric: So do you oppose it even in cases of rape and incest?
Couric: So that’s where you two differ in terms of your position on that.
Couric: And do you believe Roe V. Wade should be overturned?
McCain: No. no.
Couric: No. Why not? Your husband does.
McCain: No. I don’t think he does.
Couric: He believes it should be overturned. That’s what he told me, and that it should go to the states.
McCain: Well, in that respect. Yes, yeah, I do. I understand what you’re saying now. It’s a states issue.
Couric: So, you believe it should be overturned or shouldn’t be overturned.
McCain: I believe it’s a states issue. That I do believe.
Couric: How do you feel about creationism? Do you think it should be taught in schools?
McCain: I think both sides should be taught in schools. I think the more children have a frame of reference and an opportunity to read and know and make better decisions and judgments when they are adults. So, I think you know I don’t have any problem with education of any kind.
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