Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (right) responded Sunday to Kansas voters rejecting an amendment that would repeal language in the state constitution that guarantees abortion rights.
Christie argues that Kansas vote shows Democrats’ Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health The Constitution’s right to exclude abortion has been “diminished”.
“I think that’s what happens all over the country, George,” Christie told host George Stephanopoulos. “People like me have been saying for decades that the states should make these calls, and now the states will make these calls. I think that’s why everyone who said it well, it means abortion is going to be nationwide banned when Dobbs Decided. You know, it varies from state to state and sometimes gets results that don’t match the color of the state, and in this case Kansas, a very red state, went where to go in that direction. “
“So, that’s why I think this result in Kansas undercuts a lot of the artificial hysteria created by some quarters of the Democratic Party,” he added. “People will make their own decisions. The Legislature will make decisions. Indiana has done some very, very different things. That’s how it’s going to work across the country.”
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