Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden departs after a campaign stop at Chez Vachon restaurant in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents. Biden, the front-runner in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination and a former vice president, said he had changed his […]

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