Must be part of that “maturing” thing.
OK, quick poll:
See-Dubya in comments below: “Fred’s pro-life, always voted that way, and thinks Roe v. Wade is unconstitutional and poorly reasoned, so he wants to overturn it and return the decision to the states. It’s a conservative, incremental position that he actually seems committed to acting on. I’m not surprised at the endorsement.”
FWIW, here’s the NRLC flyer on the candidates’ positions on life (click for full-size):