Here is the transcript:
Crabtree: Well if we cut to the chase, is this purely an attempt to limit abortions as severely as you can in North Carolina? And all the other things are just added to it “on the tree”?
Stam: Well it’s partly that but not certainly not mostly that.
Stam then goes on to provide a detailed description of the bill and the myriad ways it limits access to and the availability of abortion services.
In other words, one of the bill’s chief supporters — a powerful man who has long made no bones about the fact that oulawing abortion is one of his top priorities in public life — publicly admits that the at least one purpose of the controversial legislation is to “limit abortions as severely as you can in North Carolina.”