NASHUA, N.H. — During remarks at the First in the Nation Town Hall on Saturday, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told the audience that she is proud to be pro-life.
On Friday, Fiorina was the only presidential candidate to attend the annual March for Life, a protest marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court Decision that legalized abortion.
After her remarks in New Hampshire Saturday, Fiorina told TheBlaze that she attended the march because promoting a culture of life is a matter of “the character of our nation.”
“I am prepared to stand for life,” Fiorina said.
— March for Life (@March_for_Life) January 22, 2016
“So I hope all of you who are here know that there has not been a more outspoken advocate for life and against Planned Parenthood than Carly Fiorina,” she told the crowd in New Hampshire.
“The reason I know I have been the most effective advocate is because frequently at my events, Planned Parenthood protestors show up, they throw condoms at me, they shout and scream, but guess what, I’m not going to sit down and be quiet about this issue,” Fiorina said.
“Science is proving us right every day,” she continued.
Fiorina said that the American people have “found common ground” on the issue of abortion although “the left doesn’t want you to know it.”
Fiorina said that most Americans agree that the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, legislation that would prevent abortions after five months, should be signed into law.
“Everyone would like you to believe that Planned Parenthood is about women’s health, not it’s not,” Fiorina said. “Because the Democrats will not fund community health centers. There are many more of those.”
“Planned Parenthood is a political operation,” she continued. “They spend millions of dollars, contributing millions of dollars to pro-abortion candidates. In a President Fiorina budget, there will not be a dime of funding for Planned Parenthood.”
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