The Republican presidential candidates went after pro-abortion President Barack Obama during Wednesday night’s debate and bashed him for his pro-abortion position and the HHS mandate he put in place that has upset pro-life groups.
CNN host John King asked a question about the mandate that drew boos from the audience because of previous questions in prior debates about contraception that appeared biased.
“Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control, and if not, why? As you can see — it’s a — it’s a very popular question in the audience, as we can see. Look, we’re not going to spend a ton of time on this but it is — please,” he said.
Newt Gingrich stepped in and responded, “The first is there is a legitimate question about the power of the government to impose on religion activities which any religion opposes. That’s legitimate.”
Gingrich immediately went on the offensive against Obama on abortion...