Yesterday, NBC News reported that U.S. Senator Rick Scott of Florida seemingly supported Senator Lindsey Graham’s extreme bill to ban abortion nationwide, saying, “there’s arguments to do it at the federal level.”
Scott and other Republicans may be cozying up to Graham’s extreme attempt to ban abortion at the federal level following the reversal of Roe v. Wade by a Republican-backed Supreme Court. Now, Scott may join his fellow Florida Senator, Marco Rubio, in co-sponsoring Graham’s legislation.
NBC News: Sen. Rick Scott says there are ‘arguments to do’ abortion restrictions ‘at the federal level’
By: Summer Concepcion | October 2, 2022
“Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., the chairman of Senate Republicans’ campaign fundraising arm, said Sunday that he supports ‘reasonable’ abortion restrictions and that ‘there’s arguments to do it at the federal level.’”
“Scott was asked on NBC News’ ‘Meet the Press’ to weigh in on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bill to ban abortion nationwide after 15 weeks of pregnancy and whether he believes such restrictions should be done on the federal level.”
“‘Look, there’s arguments to do it at the federal level,’ he said. ‘Right now, all the candidates are taking positions.’”
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Published: Oct 3, 2022
Last Modified: Oct 4, 2022