Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is getting slammed online for pushing for more abortions to combat inflation.
Abrams was on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC when she made the remarks Wednesday before her event where Oprah is set to endorse her.
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“Having children is why you’re worried about your price for gas,” she said. “It’s why you’re concerned about how much food costs.”
She added, “For women, this is not a reductive issue. You can’t divorce carrying an unwanted pregnancy from the economic realities of having a child.”
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.@staceyabrams says abortion can help address inflation issues: "Having children is why you’re worried about your price for gas, it’s why you’re concerned about how much food costs. For women, this is not a reductive issue." pic.twitter.com/BNHJWqKRpa— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) October 19, 2022
Many criticized Abrams for saying that ending pregnancies would help solve inflation.
“Despicable,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted. “I can’t believe this needs to be said, but ending a human life is not the solution for inflation.”
“Culture of death,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said.
Culture of death. https://t.co/FL9WsX149J— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) October 19, 2022
Despicable.— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) October 19, 2022
I can’t believe this needs to be said, but ending a human life is not the solution for inflation. https://t.co/Ign36R3GzU
Stacey Abrams on combatting inflation:— Lauren Chen (@TheLaurenChen) October 19, 2022
Stop printing money ❌️
Pursue energy independence ❌️
Murder your children ✔️ https://t.co/FnMZ2Wiuas
Ghoul https://t.co/aM9wewDq3H— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) October 19, 2022
The Queen of Georgia™ has a modest proposal:— Nate Madden (@NateOnTheHill) October 19, 2022
Can't buy groceries in Brandon's economy? Kill your baby. https://t.co/Tnwk6LyNmG
The Democrat plan to stop inflation is to spend more money and abort more babies.— Rep. Mike Loychik (@MikeLoychik) October 19, 2022
We cannot let these people get into power. https://t.co/DJgHPO1oNW
It's so fantastic when they Tell you exactly who they are and what they stand for https://t.co/24BwBDa53Y— Larry O'Connor (@LarryOConnor) October 19, 2022