Fiorina Wins Social Conservative Hearts Over Planned Parenthood… and Trump

During last night’s debate, there was more evidence that the religious right is turning against Donald Trump, particularly because Carly Fiorina is positioning herself to be a heroine to the anti-abortion movement.

Fiorina’s claim that the secretly recorded Planned Parenthood videos contain an image of a “fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain” is not quite accurate, according to the Washington Post, although in one video, a technician “described witnessing a scene similar to Fiorina’s description.” But no matter—Fiorina’s full-throated condemnation of the reviled Planned Parenthood plays well with social conservatives.

Here’s Charmaine Yoest, president of the influential anti-abortion group Americans United for Life:

When I noted that Fiorina would be considered the debate winner among social conservatives because of the Planned Parenthood statement, Yoest added:

As I said yesterday….

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