Bill Clinton Goes Off on Pro-Life Students

Amanda Carpenter
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Posted: Feb 17, 2008 11:24 PM
Apparently Bill Clinton was still a little hot from his exchange with an Obama supporter in Canton, Ohio when he was confronted by pro-life students at a rally in Steubenville.

There, the former President suggested the students weren't pro-life because they did not actively support jailing mothers and doctors. He also told them, "This is not your rally."

Here is the clip.

In it Clinton says: "Tell the truth, tell the truth, If you were really pro-life, if you were really pro-life, you would want to put every doctor and every mother as an accessory to murder in prison. And you won't say you wanna do that because you know, that you wouldn't have a lick of political support. Now, the issue is who, the issue is, you can't name me anybody presently in politics that did more to introduce policies that reduce the number of real abortions instead of the hot air putting out to tear people up and make votes by dividing America. This is not your rally. I heard you."

Students for Life of America was quick to send out a press release with the YouTube link of Mr. Clinton's outburst.

"Perhaps pro-abortion politicians will finally realize that they can't hide their views from pro-life students," said Bill Valentine, a Franciscan University of Steubenville Students for Life member, in the statement.

Executive Director of Students for Life of America Kristan Hawkins said, "They think they don't ever have to answer questions about their pro-abortion policies or the money they receive from pro-abortion lobbying organizations."