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Maryland GOP Senate Candidate Larry Hogan Flip-Flops Abortion Stance – Now Favors Restoring ‘Roe’ After Opposing It

Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) claimed that his recent pivot on abortion is not a “major transformation.”

The GOP nominee for retiring the state’s Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin‘s seat said he supports “restoring Roe as the law of the land” and called himself “pro-choice” in an interview published in The New York Times on Thursday.

“The times have changed,” Hogan said. “Look, things have changed over the last couple of decades and over the last year or two.”

Hogan did not commit to being in favor of legislation legalizing the federal right to abortion in March.

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“I think that we’re going to have to take a look at that as we move forward,” he said at the time. “… Whether it’s needed or not.”

Hogan said his current stance on abortion is not new.

“After the overturning of Roe, it really put us in a bad position, where we were having some crazy, unreasonable things taking place,” he said. “We don’t want to go back to 1864.”

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) called Hogan’s position a “flip-flop.”

“Larry Hogan has tried to present himself as a non-politician, above politics,” Van Hollen said. “I agree with his new position, but let’s be clear, this is a total political move, and so the question is, do you believe the old Larry Hogan or the new Larry Hogan, and if you have to ask that question, voters have a reason to worry.”

Ava Lombardi

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