GOP underdogs discuss reproductive rights at 2023 Lincoln Dinner
As Republican presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis made headlines, other candidates worked on gaining favor with Iowa Republicans.
More than a dozen GOP presidential hopefuls spoke to a crowd of about 1,200 GOP members and activists at the Lincoln Dinner on Friday night in Des Moines.
No two candidates were allowed on the stage at the same time, allowing each speaker to address the room in hopes of gaining the audience’s support.
Outside of Trump and DeSantis, some GOP underdogs also raised some eyebrows for their stance on reproductive rights.
“I believe the time has come for a minimum national standard of a 15-week ban at the federal level,” former Vice President Mike Pence said, receiving minimal applause.
Pence and other candidates — like politician Ryan Binkley — talked about a wide array of subjects, but reproductive rights stood out at the event.
“I feel like that [the states] are navigating this,” Binkley told Local 5. “They’re working this out. Let’s let the process happen. You know, give it some time. Every state’s trying to figure this out, and I wanna see how that works, and we’ll deal with that as it comes.”
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