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ABORTION & WOMEN'S ISSUES BIDEN: Supports Roe v.
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ABORTION & WOMEN'S ISSUES

BIDEN: Supports Roe v. Wade. Drafted the 1994 Violence Against Women Act which he sees as “the single most significant legislation” he’s done.

RYAN: A staunch opponent of abortion. Often co-sponsors legislation such as the Right to Life Act. Wants to criminalize abortion, in vitro fertilization and some birth control. Wants to remove federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

Photo: Planned Parenthood supporters hold up signs after a news conference by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) outside at a Planned Parenthood Clinic. (Feb. 3, 2012)(Credit: Getty Images)

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