Another day, another attack in the race for the Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district.
This time State Sen. Daylin Leach is hitting State Rep. Brendan Boyle on votes that he believes reveal Boyle to be against a woman’s right to choose.
The commercial features several women questioning Boyle’s bona fides on the issue.
“Somebody doesn’t believe in a woman’s right to choose: Brendan Boyle,” they state.
The women in the spot back up this claim by citing Boyle’s sponsorship of HB 1314 and his vote for SB 372. They also cite an April 2nd article from Keystone Politics last month that reported that the organization “Democrats for Life of America” listed Boyle as a “Pro-life All-Star” in 2004.
“We need someone who’s for women’s rights: Daylin Leach,” the women state. “He knows women can make their own decisions, not politicians.”
This charge has been frequently leveled at Boyle throughout this campaign by both Leach and Marjorie Margolies.
Throughout various debates, forums and interviews, Boyle has always asserted “I support Roe v. Wade”.
In their Abington debate, moderator Dave Davies aggressively questioned Boyle’s beliefs and past on this issue. In response, Boyle admitted to somewhat changing his views stating, “I don’t hold the same views at 37 that I did in my early 20’s.”