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Giuliani on abortion, Take 2
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When asked for the second time how a candidate who supports abortion rights could possibly call himself a conservative, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani answered: "I ultimately do believe in a woman's right of choice, but I think that there are ways in which we can reduce abortions."

The GOP hopeful then cited statistics on abortion and adoption while he was mayor, saying,

"Abortions went down 16 percent when I was the mayor. Adoptions went up 133 percent during the eight years that I was mayor, compared to the prior eight years.

-- CNN Senior Producer Alex Wellen

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