Delivering the keynote speech at the Celebrate Life forum in Iowa over the weekend, former Arkansas governor and current Fox News host Mike Huckabee claimed that abortion has become “this incredible Holocaust of our own in America.” Previously, Huckabee had compared abortion to slavery and likened the U.S. debt ceiling to the Holocaust.
“Fifty-five million babies. Fifty-five million babies since 1973 have died in what ought to be the safest place in the world, their mother’s womb,” the social issues conservative said. “It has become one of the most dangerous places for a baby to be. For us, this is not about the politics of Democrat or Republican, winning or losing—it is about our capacity to one day stand before a holy God and give an account for whether we stood between life and death for those who had no voice but ours.”
The event was put on by the Republican Party of Iowa.