Jim Banks

Indiana State Senate

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Indiana State Senator (R-Columbia City); former National Field Director with Focus on the Family, a Christian ministry and advocacy group

Jim Banks on KCRW

Roe versus Wade  legalized abortions in 1973.  But the argument over the "right to choose" versus the "right to life" is still not decided.

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