In Context: Here’s the transcript of what Donald Trump said about punishing women for abortion

During a March 30, 2016, town hall meeting in Green Bay, Donald Trump stated that women should be punished for having an abortion.  Denouncements of the remarks by the Republican presidential frontrunner were swift.  Later the same day, Trump’s campaign issued a statement saying Trump actually meant that if abortion were outlawed, doctors who perform abortions should be punished.  To bring clarity to what Trump said at the town hall meeting, we offer In Context, our periodic feature that fleshes out sound bites that get widespread attention.  During the town meeting, a young woman from the audience asked Trump a question. Then Trump and … >>More stories from National


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