Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson spoke this week with Eric Bolling on The O’Reilly Factor to discuss his recent comments on Planned Parenthood.
Carson told Bolling that Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger was a eugenist who “was not enamored of black people.”
But when questioned about the abortion rates among black women, Carson stated that it was a matter of deciding that black lives don’t matter that much.
“The number one cause of death for black people is abortion, and I wonder if maybe some people might at some point become concerned about that and ask, why is that happening,” Carson said.
He continued by doubling down on his Sanger comments and claimed that if Planned Parenthood employees knew more about her, they would not defend her. Trying to drive the idea home that he believes she supported eugenics.
“I encourage people to go and read about Margaret Sanger and go and read about the beginnings of this organization so that you know what you’re dealing with. One of the ways that they’re able to perpetrate the deceit is because people are not informed. The more people are informed, the less likely these kinds of things happen,” Carson insisted.
Yet when Bolling asked Carson about his history of using fetal tissue in his former work as a neurosurgeon, Carson tried to brush off the question and accused the left of lying about his use.
“All pathology departments will have a whole array of tissues, from day one of conception until 99 years old,” Carson explained. “You’re making comparisons to derive examinations. Just because they get the fetal tissue means they should throw it out, that’s how science is advanced.”
At least he is well versed in double standards.
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