Fiorina Blasts Hillary Clinton's 'Extreme' Positions on Abortion

July 21, 2015

During her interview on The Lead Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina slammed Hillary Clinton's stances on abortion and how few questions Clinton has taken from the media.

Host Jake Tapper said that liberal women’s groups are quick to defend Clinton when she has been questioned by the media and was curious where Fiorina’s support lies. Fiorina defended herself and called out the liberal women’s groups who have called Fiorina’s candidacy offensive.

Fiorina turned the question to the debate on abortion and highlighted the undercover video released Tuesday from the Center for Medical Progress that showed a conversation among Planned Parenthood officials about selling fetal body parts.

Fiorina said Clinton believes that it is not a life until after it leaves the hospital. Just recently, Clinton called Gov. Scott Walker’s signing of a 20-week abortion ban "dangerous" to women.

"Let's also talk about Hillary Clinton's position. Let's talk about what extreme is. It's not a life until it leaves the hospital—that's Hillary Clinton's position. It's Hillary Clinton's position that a 13-year-old girl needs her mother's permission to go to a tanning salon or a tattoo, but not to get an abortion," Fiorina said.

Fiorina went on to say that she wished the media would continue to press Clinton on her extreme stances on abortion. Fiorina also called the video from the Center for Medical Progress, regardless of whether a woman is pro-life or pro-choice, "depraved."

Fiorina said she supports legislation that makes abortions available to victims of rape and incest but was adamant that she does not support taxpayer-funded abortions.