U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Arlington, says on a video released by an abortion rights group that women commit murder if they have an abortion and should "absolutely" be punished.
Reproaction, an abortion rights advocacy group, published a video May 30 asking Wright what he thought of women going to jail for self-managed abortions.
"Of course they should," Wright says after saying he considers that by having an abortion "they committed murder."
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Asked if women should be punished in general for getting an abortion, Wright says, "Absolutely."
The video ends with one of his staff members cutting off the conversation.