The following comes from a July 8 story on LifeNews.com
A Democratic state legislator in Nevada who has made waves for comments saying she does not regret killing her baby in an abortion is campaigning for Lt. Governor in the Silver State and openly talking about her abortion.
Lucy Flores says she has no regrets about killing her baby in an abortion and is taking that message to voters statewide.
Previously, during a debate in the state legislature, Flores, a Democrat from Las Vegas, made the false assumption that being a teen mother is incompatible with completing ones education or a successful career and gives that as the reason why she had an abortion and has no regrets about it.
As MSNBC reports:
In 2012, she testified in support of a bill expanding school health programs. As she explained from the witness table, her school’s failure to teach sex education had a direct impact on her family. “I had six other sisters … all of them became pregnant in their teens – all of them,” Flores said. “One of them was 14 years old when she got pregnant with twins.”
Then, with a nervous laugh, Flores told her colleagues something she had never admitted to anyone. “Since I’m sharing so much this session, I might as well keep going,” she said. “I always said that I was the only one who didn’t have kids in their teenage years. That’s because at 16, I got an abortion.”
Her eyes welled up and her voice caught as she described how she had convinced her father to pay the $200 cost for the procedure. She didn’t want to end up like her sisters, Flores told him. “I don’t regret it,” she said. “I don’t regret it because I am here making a difference, at least in my mind, for many other young ladies and letting them know that there are options and they can do things to not be in the situation I was in, but to prevent….”
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