Keller @ Large: Brown Reassures Voters Of His Support For Abortion Rights

August 22, 2012 12:00 AM
Keller @ Large: Brown Reassures Voters Of His Support For Abortion Rights

" BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is not shy about criticizing Congressman Todd Akin.

Brown was one of the first to call for Akin to bow out of the Missouri Senate race, and he sees the need to reassure female voters of his support for abortion rights.

“They try to have me painted as some kind of different Republican, I am a Scott Brown Republican. The same Republican I was last time,” said Brown.

Recently, Senator Brown was talking economic issues with women in Quincy, hoping to blunt a Warren offensive on women’s issues that manifest in one of her new campaign radio ads.

“If Republicans control the Senate, they decide who sits on the Supreme Court and whether we could lose Roe v. Wade. For women there’s a real choice in this election,” said Warren in the recent campaign ad.

Brown’s wife, Gail Huff, says “Scott is pro-choice, he has been forever.”

Brown himself denounced his party’s opposition to abortion in all cases "

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