Doug Mastriano argues women who violate the proposed abortion ban should face murder charges

Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania's Republican gubernatorial candidate backed by former President Donald Trump, previously insisted that women who viola...

October 5, 2022
11:04 AM

Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania's Republican gubernatorial candidate backed by former President Donald Trump, previously insisted that women who violate the proposed abortion ban should be subjected to murder charges. Earlier this week, NBC unearthed Mastriano's interview with radio station WITF. The state senator made the controversial remarks in 2019. At the time, Mastriano was asked 'who decided to have an abortion, which would be considered illegal abortion, be charged with murder?'READ MORE: Pennsylvania's Doug Mastriano is constitutionally disqualified from holding office: columnist'OK, let's go back to the basic question there,' Mastriano responded.

Meaghan Ellis