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How ‘tragic’ are Mass. GOP’s abortion views?

What’s so extreme about using the word “tragic” to describe abortion?

Hillary Clinton did it in 2005. As she prepared a run for president, Clinton, then a senator from New York, said opposing sides in the abortion debate should find “common ground” to prevent unwanted pregnancies and reduce abortions — which she called “a sad, even tragic choice to many, many women.”

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