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WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (AP)--Laura Bush said Friday that while she thinks more can be done to limit the number of abortions, she does not believe the landmark Roe v. Wade pro-abortion ruling should be undone.

``No, I don't think it should be overturned,'' she said in response to a question in an interview broadcast on NBC's ``Today.''

Her husband, President-elect Bush, said during last year's campaign that while he opposes abortion, he does not believe the nation is ready to overturn the 1973 decision, which legalized abortion nationwide.

But, when asked what type of justices he would appoint to the Supreme Court, he mentioned conservative Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, who would vote to overturn the ruling.

``I think that we should do what we can to limit the number of abortions ... and that's by talking about responsibility with girls and boys, by teaching abstinence, having abstinence classes everywhere - in schools, in churches, in Sunday schools,'' Mrs. Bush said.

``I think there are a lot of ways we could reduce the number of abortions and I agree with my husband on that issue.''

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