Thursday in Cleveland, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton compared Republican opposition to federal funding for abortion to the views of terrorists.
Clinton said, “Jeb Bush says Planed Parenthood shouldn’t get a penny. The governor right here in Ohio banned state funding for some rape crisis centers because they sometimes refer woman to other health facilities that do provide abortions. I would like these Republican candidates to look a mom in the eye who caught her breast cancer early because she was able to get a screening for cancer. Or a teenager who didn’t get pregnant because she had access to contraception. Or anyone who has ever been protected by an HIV test.”
She continued, “Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don’t want to live in the modern world, but it’s a little hard to take from Republicans who want to be president of the United States. Yet they espouse out of date and out of touch policies. They are dead wrong for 21st century America. We are going forward. We are not going back.”
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