Rep. Scott DesJarlais ran and was easily re-elected in Tennessee on an anti-abortion platform, but now it’s been revealed that he not only pressured only a former girlfriend to get an abortion, but also urged his now ex-wife to do so — twice.
Cenk Uygur asks, “At how many abortions do you stop being a ‘pro-life’ person?”
Current contributor Tricia Rose, a Brown University professor, has a suggestion: “We should have all the women who have ever been asked or been pressured to have an abortion by any pro-life candidates come forward. Lift the shame. Let’s get it out there, and we’ll see an entirely different portrait.”