Jan Ting on Abortion


Personally opposes abortion, but not an issue for Congress

O'Donnell, known for her opposition to premarital sex and abortion, tried unsuccessfully to pin down Ting on whether he thinks abortion is wrong. Ting has said he supports parental notification and opposes late-term abortions, but that the issue generally is one for the Supreme Court, not Congress. "I am personally opposed to abortion," said Ting, adding that his father taught him that when adults argue passionately, it's likely that some element of truth can be found on both sides of the issue.
Source: Randall Chase, Associated Press, on NewsZap.com Sep 5, 2006

Supports parental notification, opposes late-term abortions

Ting is guarded about his stance on abortion. Asked repeatedly if he supports a woman's right to choose abortion, Ting would not say yes or no. He said he supports parental notification for minors, opposes late-term abortions and that the issue belongs before the U.S. Supreme Court. While he personally opposes abortion, Ting said, he has been on both sides of the "complicated'' legal issue. Pressed for more clarity, he said: "Jan Ting has given you his views. I'm not willing to put a label on myself.''
Source: Cris Barrish, The Delaware News Journal, "Republican issues" Sep 3, 2006

Supreme Court should revisit Roe v Wade

Q: What is your opinion about the current laws governing abortion?

A: The Supreme Court will be re-visiting its earlier decision in Roe v. Wade, and it should be allowed to do so. I support the confirmation of federal judges like Justice Samuel Alito who understand the judiciary's role to be limited to application and interpretation of the law, not the creation of new law, which is the role of the elected Congress and state legislatures.

Source: Wilmington News Journal candidate issues questionnaire Sep 1, 2006

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