“But Trump didn’t back down. In response to a question about women’s rights just moments later, Trump responded, “I happen to be pro-life. I’m pro-life.”
Trump, who once described himself as “very pro-choice,” said he changed his mind about abortion after seeing a friend’s life transformed by a child others said should be aborted.
He has said consistently that he opposes taxpayer funding for abortion and that it would be worth shutting down the federal government, if necessary, to deprive Planned Parenthood of federal tax dollars.
Planned Parenthood should not be funded by taxpayers unless it stopped performing abortions, he has said. …”