Huckabee Believed The Only Exception For Using Medicaid To Pay For Abortions Was To Save The Life Of The Mother.

According to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, “Huckabee: ‘I do not believe federal Medicaid money should be used to finance abortions except to save the life of the mother.’” [Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 5/07/98]

Huckabee Only Supported Health Exceptions For Abortion.

According to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, “Gov. Mike Huckabee, who earlier this month became the first governor to participate in a Little Rock anti-abortion parade, testified on behalf of the bill. ‘It is inappropriate to take that life at the moment of birth for any reason … except to save that mother’s life,’ Huckabee said” [Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 1/31/97]