Palin Gives Personal Answers to Tough Policy Questions

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Asked by CBS’ Katie Couric about the morning-after pill and abortion for rape/incest victims, the VP nominee refuses to lay out a clear policy stance.

She does say she supports “a culture of life” and opposes jailing women who have abortions.

Also declines to name any newspapers or magazines she read as governor, says she considers herself a feminist, and says she doesn’t think poorly of gays, stating that she has a close gay friend “who made a choice that isn’t the choice that I have made.”

Plus: Says, in contrast with Sen. Biden, “I’m the new energy, the new face, the new ideas….”

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