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Bob Kelleher on Abortion

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Emancipate the "slave babies" of abortion

State Republican Chairman Erik Iverson decided not to allow Kelleher to speak during one of the meals at the convention, as other statewide candidates were allowed to do. Iverson said it appeared that the only plank of the Republican platform Kelleher agrees with was opposition to abortion.

Kelleher said he was opposed to abortion, comparing fetuses to "slave babies." "I would like to emancipate those slave babies now," Kelleher said.

Source: Charles S. Johnson in Billings Gazette May 22, 2008

Abortions should always be illegal, including funding

Source: Montana Gubernatorial 2004 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2004

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Page last updated: Dec 02, 2008