Connect with us


Abbott Caught on Camera Saying ‘Maybe’ He Would Outlaw Birth Control After Bragging ‘We’ve Outlawed Abortion in Texas’



Republican Governor Greg Abbott was caught on camera by an undercover reporter, appearing to admit he would consider banning birth control and the morning after pill, after bragging, “basically we’ve outlawed abortion in Texas.”

The reporter, Lauren Windsor, goes around the country, often posing as a Trump supporter, making GOP politicians think they are talking to a sympathetic conservative voter and can let their guard down. She is the executive producer and creator of The Undercurrent.

In video she posted Tuesday Windsor is posing as a pro-life supporter. The video is shaky and the audio isn’t the best, but there are subtitles that match what she and Abbott are saying.

Windsor tells Abbott, “we want to thank you so much for defending the unborn,” and asks what more he can do “until Roe v. Wade is not the law of the land anymore?”

“Can you do something about morning after pills and birth control? ‘Cause I think it’s destroying the fabric of our society, giving women incentives to be promiscuous.”

Abbott defends his record, telling the “supporter” he’s already signed a law banning mail order abortion pills.

“The other,” law, Abbott brags, “is maybe the most important. It’s called the trigger bill.” He explains that if Roe v. Wade is struck down by the Supreme Court, “abortion  is immediately abolished in Texas.”

“So, basically,” Abbott proclaims, “we’ve outlawed abortion in Texas.”

Windsor presses Abbott further, asking if he will outlaw morning after pills and birth control.

Abbott is then asked by someone else if he can outlaw over the counter birth control.

“I don’t know,” he says, “that I don’t know.”

“Maybe?” he is asked.

Abbott confirms: “Maybe.”



Watch: Ron Johnson Caught on Camera Admitting Trump Lost Because of GOP Voters

‘Unhinged’ GOP Congressman Is Claiming Google ‘Absolutely’ Changed Its Algorithm to ‘Move 15 Million Votes’ to Biden

Watch: Undercover Reporter Catches Ted Cruz Bragging He ‘Led the Objections’ to Try to Overturn the Election



Continue Reading
Click to comment

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.

NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.


Copyright © 2020 AlterNet Media.