Chelsea Clinton on Abortion: “Woman’s Right to Choose at the Core of Our Human Rights”

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Apr 18, 2016   |   10:58AM   |   Washington, DC

Out on the campaign trail stumping for her mother Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton is faithfully pushing her mother’s pro-abortion position. Here’s more on Chelsea calling the destruction of human life before birth a “human right:”

Shifting her focus away from Sanders, solely toward the Republican Party, Chelsea Clinton discussed abortion rights.

“A woman’s right to chose is at the core of our human rights and what should be equity in our country,” she said.

The upcoming presidential election, Clinton said, is the “most important” in her lifetime.

The comments follow controversial remarks earlier this year where Chelsea Clinton says she left the Baptist Church at the age of 6 because it has a strongly pro-life position opposing abortions.

Clinton made the comment at a recent fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in an attempt to address evangelicals who question her mother’s faith in God. She said she was upset when teachers in a Sunday School class talked about the wrongness of abortion.

“I find it quite insulting sometimes when people say to my mom, my dad or me . . . that they question our faith,’ said Chelsea. “I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Baptist church before my dad did, because I didn’t know why they were talking to me about abortion when I was 6 in Sunday school — that’s a true story.”

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“My mother is very deeply a person of faith,” Chelsea said. “It is deeply authentic and real for my mother, and it guides so much of her moral compass, but also her life’s work.”

“I recognized that there were many expressions of faith that I don’t agree with and feel [are] quite antithetical to how I read the Bible,” Chelsea said. “But I find it really challenging when people who are self-professed liberals kind of look askance at my family’s history.”