TheBlaze: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson is apparently fiercely anti-abortion. In fact, he believes the United States’ acceptance of the practice is proof that the country has strayed far from her founding principles.
The popular television star in a video that has just now gone viral can be seen preaching to an audience in Pennsylvania about God, the Bible, and the Founding Fathers.
“Listen, from the time you started inside your mother’s womb, Thomas Jefferson had it right,” he said in a video that was posted to YouTube in January, “you have the God-given right to life for crying out loud.”
“You’re this long,” he continued, pointing to his hand. “You’re a week old inside your mother. They suck you out of there when you’re about like that. 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,” he continued.
“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,” he added, “what in the world happened to us?”