Did you even bother to read the article you reference?

“Northam’s office said in a statement on Wednesday that his comments were taken out of context and that Republicans “are trying to play politics with women’s health.”

“No woman seeks a third trimester abortion except in the case of tragic or difficult circumstances, such as a nonviable pregnancy or in the event of severe fetal abnormalities, and the governor’s comments were limited to the actions physicians would take in the event that a woman in those circumstances went into labor,” Ofirah Yheskel, Northam’s spokesperson, wrote in the statement.

“Attempts to extrapolate these comments otherwise is in bad faith and underscores exactly why the governor believes physicians and women, not legislators, should make these difficult and deeply personal medical decisions,” Yheskel said in the statement.

In a tweet posted later Wednesday, Northam wrote, “I have devoted my life to caring for children and any insinuation otherwise is shameful and disgusting.”

Northam, himself, has clarified that he does not support the idea that an abortion can occur in the third trimester unless severe medical reasons exist.

LOOK! You are entitled to your view that no abortion should ever occur for any reason. If this is all it takes for you to vote for Trump, that’s actually a better reason that most people who vote for him. I just hope your wife is never faced with a life-threatening condition in the 3rd trimester.

All I want to see you stop doing is distorting other people’s positions on the subject for political reasons.

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