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'Duck Dynasty' Star Blasts Abortion Culture: 'What in the World Happened to Us?'

By Matt Vespa | August 20, 2013 | 10:26am EDT

In a video featuring Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, the TV star - in what appears to be a religious sermon - declares his pro-life stance on the issue of abortion.  When discussing the ethics of, and that there's even a debate on, the issue, he asks, "What in the world happened to us?"

"Listen, from the time you started inside your mother's womb, Thomas Jefferson had it right, you have the God-given right to life for crying out loud. You're this long (pointing to his finger). You're a week old inside your mother. They suck you out of there when you're about like that (point to finger again). You wouldn't be here tonight!

"And, when you got to be the size of my thumb, they suck you out. You wouldn't be here.  Then, you grow a little bigger, like my fist - and finally eight, nine months later you come out.

"And we debate whether it's a - some woman's right to tear you out of there a piece at a time! C'mon! You have a God-given right to live. And of all places, inside your mother - what in the world happened to us?"

 

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