Hurricane relief, the Carolina Comeback, HB2 and coal ash were just some of the topics the three men vying to be North Carolina’s governor covered in their final debate.
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory found himself having to revisit a 2012 debate answer, in which he vowed that he would not enact any additional restrictions on abortion.
Tuesday night, McCrory tried to explain his decision to later approve a 72-hour waiting period on abortions. The governor said that decision ultimately prevented greater restrictions on women from the state House and Senate.
Democrat Roy Cooper suggested that McCrory reneged on his pledge to women and could not be trusted.
Watch the exchange below between Gov. McCrory, Attorney General Cooper, and Libertarian candidate Lon Cecil: