Washington D.C., May 20, 2019 / 12:30 pm
Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg called abortion a "national freedom" on Sunday, and defended the practice of late term abortion.
The mayor of South Bend, Ind., made the comments during a "town hall" broadcast for Fox on May 19. In defending unrestricted abortion, Buttigieg appeared to put himself at odds with the majority of voters both in his own party and nationwide.
Asked if he believed there should be any limit on access to abortion, at any time during pregnancy, Buttigieg responded "I trust women to draw the line."
Mayor Pete, as his campaign prefers him to be styled, was asked specifically about recent legislation at the state level to either expand or restrict abortion access.