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Coburn Opening Statement

Strong pro-life statement by Coburn, who is also a doctor. States plainly that the real divide over Alito is over Roe.

The fact that the Constitution plainly does not address abortion and that there are such deep convictions on both sides of this issue make it all the more necessary that abortion policy be restored to the democratic processes. (That’s my comment, not Coburn’s, though it’s clear that he agrees.)

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