Did Chelsea Clinton Say It Would Be ‘Un-Christian’ to Protect Babies from Abortion?

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Clinton stoked controversy during a town hall radio broadcast by framing her stance in support of Roe v. Wade as ‘deeply religious.’

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CLAIM

Chelsea Clinton said it would be “un-Christian” to protect babies from abortion.

ORIGIN

Chelsea Clinton, who has stirred controversy in the past with her outspoken advocacy of women’s reproductive rights, provoked a new torrent of criticism with remarks she made during a 13 September 2018 SiriusXM Town Hall discussion about the future of Roe v. Wade.

Responding to a question about what motivates her to keep going in the multi-generational struggle to ensure safe access to abortion, Clinton spoke of what life was like for women before Roe v. Wadeand tied her feelings about the 1973 Supreme Court decision to her personal religious convictions:

[W]hen I think about all of the statistics, that are painful, of what women are confronting today in our country, and…

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5 thoughts on “Did Chelsea Clinton Say It Would Be ‘Un-Christian’ to Protect Babies from Abortion?

    • Agreed. So often, people only think about the un-formed, unaware set of cells that just so happens to eventually become human when born, rather than the rights and plight of a would-be (although in some casses don’t want to be) mother

  1. So you just kill the baby? In this day and age there are many ways to prevent pregnancy. There is the morning after pill, birth control pills, condoms, diaphragms etc.. I am against abortion.

    • I know. I have mixed feelings about it too. I realize that ultimately it is the choice of each individual woman – but it is very serious, and should be avoided at all costs. With so many methods of birth control and the ease of birth control – people really need to take responsibility for that beforehand. I don’t know if I’d go so far as to say that not having Roe was un-Christian though. I think in the modern era those days are long gone.

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