Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker tried to win votes from abortion activists Tuesday by proposing a new White House office dedicated to promoting aborting unborn babies.
Booker, a U.S. senator from New Jersey, is one of more than two dozen Democrats hoping to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020. Banking on abortion activists’ outrage about new pro-life laws in Georgia and Alabama, Booker introduced his plan for defending abortion if elected president. “It has never been more important to stand in solidarity and join the fight to ensure that all women have access to reproductive health care and abortion rights,” Booker said in a statement. “These far-right attacks on women’s rights must be understood as an attack on all of our rights.” One of his top priorities is to create a new office that will promote abortion on demand. […]