White House Refuses to Answer if Obama Opposes Sex Selection Abortions

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The White House does not yet know whether President Barack Obama is for or against banning sex-selection abortions.

Asked last week about where the president stands on a bill proposed in the House that would ban abortions based on the gender of the unborn child, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said he would have to check.
A reporter asked Carney, “The House is, I think this afternoon, preparing to take up a bill that would ban gender selection as a factor in abortions in this country. And I was wondering — I haven’t seen it in a statement of administration policy, and I was wondering if the White House had a position on that.” Carney did not have an answer.

Backers of the ban say there are more than two hundred million girls have been aborted because of their gender.