Rick Scott supports 15-week state abortion limit following Florida court ruling

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) is distancing himself from a six-week abortion ban set to go into effect in Florida, instead proposing a 15-week limit as he runs for a second term in the Senate.

Scott, who served as Florida’s governor for eight years, indicated last year that he would sign the six-week bill were he still leading the state. But he has followed in the steps of former President Donald Trump in recent days, taking a softer stance as Democrats seek to use the issue as a wedge in November.

“What I’ve said is, I signed every pro-life bill that came to me as governor, if that’s the bill that came to me, that’s the bill that came to me,” he told the Washington Examiner on Monday. “But the consensus in my state
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