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Alabama Rep. Doubles Down, Uses Trump Jr. To Justify Abortion: ‘Evidently Retarded’

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor

Democratic Alabama state Rep. John Rogers doubled down on his abortion position Thursday by attacking Donald Trump Jr.

Saying that President Donald Trump’s son was “evidently retarded or crazy,” Rogers argued that Trump Jr’s existence was enough to prove that he was right to support abortion rights.

Rogers had faced backlash Wednesday for comments justifying abortion. He had argued on the Alabama House floor that “unwanted” babies who were carried to term would likely end up being executed by the state after devolving into a life of crime.

“You bring them in the world unwanted, unloved, you send them to the electric chair. So, you kill them now or you kill them later,” he said. (RELATED: Catholic Mom And Legendary Porn Star Agree: Killing Babies Is Bad)

Trump Jr. responded to Rogers’ statement on Wednesday, tweeting, “This is stomach curling and makes Ralph Northam look like a moderate on abortion. Every Democrat running for President needs to be asked where they stand on this. The extreme turn we’ve seen from Dems on abortion recently is truly sickening.”

When Rogers learned that Trump Jr. had condemned his statements, he just laughed. “That’s an honor. Donald Trump Jr. did that, thank God.”

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