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Pelosi Chastises Reporter Over Abortion Question

By JM Rieger and Matt Fuller

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Things got heated during a House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s weekly news conference Thursday, when a reporter asked the California Democrat whether “an unborn baby with a human heart and a human liver” was a human being. “Why don’t you take your ideological questions, I don’t have —“ Pelosi said, as the reporter cut her off to ask, “If it’s not a human being, what species is it?” “Listen: I want to say something to you. I don’t know who you are,” Pelosi said to the reporter. “And you’re welcome to be here — freedom of this press. I am a devout, practicing Catholic. A mother of five children. When my baby was born, my fifth child, my oldest child, was six years old. I think I know more about this subject than you, with all due respect.” Read more.

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