Health & Environment, Politics

Remember This Guy? Now He’s Against Overturning Roe

A former 2016 third-party challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton said he no longer wants to see Roe v. Wade reversed and will vote against pro-life legislation if he is elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

Evan McMullin is running against pro-life, conservative Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah. McMullin is running as an independent, but his views are liberal enough that the state’s Democratic Party declined to put up a candidate and instead has endorsed his candidacy…

During a recent interview on MSNBC, McMullin explained why he flipped his position on abortion after running in 2016 as a pro-life alternative to Donald Trump.

“As a pro-life Utahn, I’m concerned that the never-ending tug-of-war over abortion laws threatens to create a public health crisis,” McMullin’s campaign said in a statement on the news of the leaked Supreme Court Roe draft reversal opinion.

McMullin’s campaign said he opposes pro-life laws, such as “total bans on abortion.” Read more…

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