Hillary Clinton: We Haven't Had One Political Debate Question About Abortion

*mic drop*

Hillary Clinton
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Despite reproductive rights being a huge issue in this day and age (opens in new tab), no political debate thus far had discussed the topic. In case you haven't been counting, there had been eight democratic debates. And not one—not *one*—has contained a single question regarding a woman's right to choose. But Hillary is over it. 

In the ninth debate last night, Clinton pointed out this egregious oversight. "Not one question! In the meantime, we have states, governors, doing everything they can to restrict women's rights," she said. "It goes to the heart of who we are as women—our rights, our autonomy, our ability to make our own decisions." We see you, Hillary.

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