(Providence, RI) -- Rhode Island Democratic Congressman Jim Langevin has long held a pro-life stance. While he says in an op-ed piece in The Providence Journal this week that he is still personally-opposed to abortion, as a matter of public policy his position has evolved. This is in reaction to a controversial new abortion law in Texas, which has prompted a lawsuit from the U.S. Justice Department. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning to call a vote for a bill that would preserve the right to an abortion in federal law and Langevin says he will add himself as a co-sponsor.
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