Is Kari Lake “Confused” Or Is She Running From Her Full Throated Support For Unpopular 1901 Abortion Ban?

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 2022

Contact: Josselyn Berry,

Is Kari Lake “Confused” Or Is She Running From Her Full Throated Support For The Deeply Unpopular 1901 Abortion Ban?  

PHOENIX–A week after doubling down on her support for Arizona’s extreme 1901 ban on abortion, Lake is now trying to hide where she stands. Lake went on KTAR Tuesday where she claimed she was “confused” about the territorial abortion ban. The rest of Arizona knows all too well that this draconian territorial-era law is now the law of the land, and the judge reaffirmed that clearly. KTAR also reported Lake “didn’t answer directly when she was asked if she supported rape and incest exceptions.”

But luckily for Kari, we’re here to remind her of her consistent support for the extreme 1901 ban on abortion that bans nearly all abortions and would criminalize doctors and nurses. Lake knows exactly what the law is in Arizona because she has been one of its biggest cheerleaders, rooting for this exact law to take effect. But now she’s seeing how politically unpopular it is and is trying to backtrack. Lake knows how bad her position is but she can’t hide from her very clear record. As the Arizona Republic reported, “Lake has not budged from her staunch opposition to abortion,” despite a majority of Arizonans supporting access to abortion and it becoming a top issue in this election.

“Kari Lake has never wavered in her support for this 1901 law banning abortion before so why the sudden change?” said Josselyn Berry, spokesperson for the Arizona Democratic Party. “Lake is clearly running scared from her unpopular decision because she knows 90 percent of Arizonans support access to safe and legal abortion. Unfortunately for her, we have the receipts.”

Let’s Take a Look At Kari Lake’s Long Record on Abortion:

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