Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier told a group of reporters outside the Capitol that an abortion—that literally kills an unborn baby—is “safer than a wisdom tooth extraction.”
The comment was made as the United States Supreme Court hears June Medical Services v. Russo, a case from Louisiana which could result in the high court restricting abortion.
Watch her comment below:
Congresswoman Jackie Speier:
Abortions are ‘safer than a wisdom teeth extraction’pic.twitter.com/DbqD1x5nke
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) March 5, 2020
Several people online quickly disagreed with the California representative.
“Nobody died when I got my wisdom teeth removed,” one Twitter user said online.
“It sure isn’t safe for the precious innocent murdered baby!” another replied.
Take a look at some of these responses:
Forget the fetus for a second.
This is not medically or scientifically true. Not at all.
— Pradheep J. Shanker (@Neoavatara) March 5, 2020
Not to the baby.
— RLee (@dragon_wingz) March 5, 2020
Abortion, the only medical procedure with 100% fatalities.
— Stacy (@gasss) March 5, 2020
Not for the aborted, it's fatal.
— KJ-Epstein didn’t kill himself! (@kd12385) March 5, 2020
Beg to differ, @RepSpeier.
Nobody died when I got my wisdom teeth removed.
— Rosco Roberts (@RoscoRoberts1) March 5, 2020
Just looking at her face and demeanor, I see unparalleled cruelty. She embraces cruelty and personifies it through and through. It has made her facial features ugly and twisted.
— Anonymous (@MacfanJohn) March 5, 2020
One Twitter user responded with a video of an abortion doctor describing the process of a second trimester D&E abortion: