July 24, 2023 News & Press Releases

Hung Cao Triples Down On Support of Dobbs v. Jackson Decision

by Democratic Party of Virginia

Cao Would Be An Automatic ‘YEA’ Vote For A National Abortion Ban

RICHMOND, VA – After launching his Senate campaign last week, failed U.S. House candidate Hung Cao wasted no time reminding Virginians that he opposes a woman’s right to choose. In a recent appearance on the Rob Schilling Show, Cao reiterated that he supported the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:

[33:50] Rob Schilling: And speaking of the Democrat Party, I'm not sure if you've seen this, but I'd imagine you probably have. The Democrat Party of Virginia Chairwoman’s statement on Hung Cao's announcement. And they go down this big laundry list of all the positions that you take, and while they try to portray it negatively, every single one of them is a good thing. [...] And I'd like to start out with the right to life, because they call you a, quote unquote, “anti-choice extremist” [...]

[34:18] Hung Cao: That's great. I'm pro-life. I'm not gonna hide behind it. I spent 30 years protecting American lives. And, so that's my stance. [...] Also, but look, the Supreme Court already made the decision that this belongs to the states. This is where it belongs. And I'm not gonna go against the Supreme Court.

“In tripling down on his extremism, Hung Cao reminded voters that he would be an automatic vote for a national abortion ban. He belongs nowhere near the U.S. Senate,” said Susan Swecker, DPVA Chairwoman.

Last year, Hung Cao said he was “thrilled” that Roe v. Wade was overturned and compared abortion to the Holocaust. Polling shows that an overwhelming majority (71%) of Virginians believe abortion should be legal.