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Paul Ryan In 2000: Women's Health Exception Loophole Would Make Partial Abortion Ban "Meaningless"

In a 2000 debate on the House floor over a partial birth abortion ban Paul Ryan called a women's health exception to the ban "wide enough to drive a mack truck through" and said — as he had before — that exceptions to the partial birth abortion ban would make the bill "meaningless." ( h/t to James Carter who originally flagged part of the video)

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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