Toomey Said Roe v. Wade Was “Wrongly Defined, Wrongly Decided, And I Think States Should Be Free To Restrict Abortion And I Would Support Legislation In Pennsylvania That Would Ban Abortions.”
In an interview on Hardball, Toomey said, “I think that Roe v. Wade was wrongly defined, wrongly decided and I think states should be free to restrict abortion and I would support legislation in Pennsylvania that would ban abortion and I would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them if we were able to pass that law.” [MSNBC, 8/5/09]
Toomey Did Not Rule Out Jailing Doctors Who Perform Abortions.
According to an interview on Hardball, “Matthews: Would you put people in jail for performing abortions? Toomey: At some point doctors performing abortions, I think would be subject to that sort of penalty.” [MSNBC, 8/5/09]