Castro Pushes Illogical “Reproductive Justice” at 2020 Debate

While the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are each rushing to be the most pro-abortion candidate in the running for their party’s nomination, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro has taken it a step further, calling for “reproductive justice” in the first televised debate. This ideology was stressed in his answer to a question asked by debate moderator Lester Holt:  Holt: Secretary Castro, this one is for you. All of you on stage support a woman’s right to an abortion. You all support some version of a government health-care option. Would your plan cover abortion, Mr. Secretary? Castro:

2020 Preview: Will One of These Long Shots Emerge as a Contender?

It’s 2019, and the new Congress has been sworn in, with Nancy Pelosi reclaiming the speakership after eight years in the minority. The 2020 Democratic presidential primaries are underway in earnest, as the first big name — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — has formed an exploratory committee (and did a hilariously fake Instagram live video). In the first two parts of our 2020 preview series, we looked at the front runners and the middle tier. Now we’re looking at the bottom tier: those candidates who are big enough names to warrant attention, but face the most uphill climb of all. Terry McAuliffe The former governor