Following the debate between the Democrats on October 13 running for their party's presidential nomination, the Democratic National Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman (FL) was asked by a reporter whether her children were human beings before they were born.
The outspoken Schultz could not give a yes or no answered when confronted over the identity of her children within the context of abortion.
Media Research Center Reporter: You have three children, correct?
Wasserman Schultz: I do.
Reporter: How old are they?
Wasserman Schultz: I have twin 16-year-olds and a 12-year-old.
Reporter: In your opinion, were they human beings before they were born?
Wasserman Schultz: You know, I believe that every woman has the right to make their own reproductive choices.
Reporter: But what did you believe about your children?
Wasserman Schultz: That I had the right to make my own reproductive choices, which I was glad to have and which I was proud to have.
Reporter: So were they human beings? Just yes or no.
Wasserman Schultz: They’re human beings today, and I’m glad I had the opportunity to make my own reproductive choices, as – a right that every woman has and should maintain.