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Republicans are advised to stop trying to ban abortion and focus on finding common ground, according to former UN ambassador Nikki Haley.
In the aftermath of another electoral defeat for Republicans due to their focus on banning abortion, Nikki Haley has offered them a way forward: face the reality that a nationwide abortion ban is unlikely to happen. In a Republican debate, the former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador emphasized the need to find consensus and common ground on the issue, rather than fantasizing about an abortion-free America. She urged Republicans to focus on areas of agreement, such as banning late-term abortions, supporting adoptions, and helping women navigate pregnancy.
Haley's advice comes in the wake of electoral losses in Kentucky and Virginia, where abortion was a key issue, and the passage of abortion rights in Ohio. She warned that Democrats will continue to make abortion a winning issue for them in future elections, and urged Republicans to change their approach in order to avoid further electoral losses.
By emphasizing the need to support both pro-life and pro-choice individuals and focusing on practical solutions to reduce the number of abortions, Haley has provided Republicans with a potential roadmap for the 2024 election. If they fail to heed her advice and continue to push for a nationwide abortion ban, they risk further losses to abortion-friendly Democrats in the next election cycle.