Inflation, abortion top final KusterBurns debate for 2nd CD

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  • Kuster, who supports the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would protect the right to access abortion care nationwide after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, said Burns was attempting to change his position.
  • CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster said her Republican challenger was concealing his position on abortion legislation, while Robert Burns accused the five-term Democratic incumbent of not doing enough in Congress to deal with rising costs during their second and final debate Friday.
  • On the subject of abortion, Burns, who is pro-life, said he supports a federal “heartbeat bill” banning abortion at 12 to 15 weeks.
  • She said the legislation that Burns supports would criminalize abortion, putting women and doctors in jail.
  • She said Burns has described himself as “100 percent pro-life at conception” and that Republicans in Congress are sponsoring a bill that would ban abortion at conception.
  • Kuster supports the program and asked for more money.In bringing down costs overall, Kuster said she believes in a multi-pronged approach, including the production of lower-cost food closer to home.
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