It should come as a surprise to exactly no-one, but having documentation definitely changes things.
“If Congress passes a Human Life Amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit abortion except when it was necessary to prevent the death of the mother, would you actively support its ratification by the Texas Legislature?”
Miers, elected to the city council, checked “yes” to this and nine other questions, including whether she would like to have the endorsement of the anti-abortion group’s political action committee.
– Miers backed abortion ban in 1989-Senate papers – Yahoo! News