Published On: Sat, Jun 15th, 2013

Nancy Pelosi battles reporter over late-term abortion and Kermit Gosnell case VIDEO

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi seemed unhappy at a press conference when she was asked to explain how abortions performed at approximately five months differ from the murders committed by Pennsylvania abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.

Nancy-Pelosi donkeyhoteyJohn McCormack from The Weekly Standard asked Pelosi “What is the moral difference between what Dr. Gosnell did to a baby born alive at 23 weeks and aborting her moments before birth?”

”Okay. You’re probably enjoying that question a lot. I can see you savoring it,” Pelosi hit back

She continued: “But let me just tell you this: What was done in Philadelphia was reprehensible, and everyone condemned it. For them to decide to disrespect a judgement a woman makes about her reproductive health is reprehensible. Next question.”

McCormack did not move on.

“What’s the moral difference between 26 weeks’ elective abortion and killing of that same infant born alive?” he asked. “This is the issue…”

Pelosi interrupted: “This is not the issue. They are saying that there’s no abortion, and we make it a federal law — that there be no abortion in our country. You’re taking the extreme case.”

One more try and she said: “I’m not going to have this conversation with you because you obviously have an agenda,” Pelosi said. “You’re not interested in having an answer.”

She then covers a broad spectrum of things: being a parent of 6, bringing home a sixth child, being a practicing Catholic before saying this is “sacred ground” and shouldn’t involve politics.


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