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Greenville paper takes Governor to task on abortion about-face
Posted By Rob Schofield On August 1, 2013 @ 9:41 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
The editorial page of the Greenville Daily Reflector features a hard-hitting and accurate summation  of Gov. McCrory’s 180 on abortion rights this morning:
Here’s the conclusion:
“This bill [SB 353] received both the governor’s blessing and, once it passed both chambers, his signature on Monday to become law.
In doing so, McCrory broke the promise he made in October. The law will restrict access to abortion, and while the former Charlotte mayor pledged he would not sign additional limits into law, he has done so.
The governor’s about-face on this sensitive issue erodes the trust voters showed him in November. It contradicts his claim to govern from the center and to avoid the ideological fringe.
Pat McCrory had everything to gain by standing up to the Legislature and living up to the ideals of his campaign. What a shame for him, and for North Carolina, that he did not.”
Read the entire editorial by clicking here .
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URLs in this post:
 a hard-hitting and accurate summation: http://www.reflector.com/opinion/editorial-mccrory-falls-short-pledge-2125057
 Progressive group calls on McCrory to read abortion bill: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/26/progressive-group-calls-on-mccrory-to-read-abortion-bill/
 Here’s the campaign pledge on abortion restrictions Gov McCrory will break: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/12/heres-the-campaign-pledge-on-abortion-restrictions-gov-mccrory-will-break/
 NC Gov. McCrory Breaks “No More Restrictions on Abortion” Pledge: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/26/nc-gov-mccrory-breaks-no-more-restrictions-on-abortion-pledge/
 The Governor’s abortion bait and switch: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/30/the-governors-abortion-bait-and-switch/
 Anti-choice advocates contradict McCrory on abortion bill’s impact: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/29/anti-choice-advocates-contradict-mccrory-on-abortion-bills-impact/
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