#50: Fact check: He didn't say all black babies should be aborted. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Matthew
    • 03.10.05 | 02:26 (IDT)

    Actually Bill Bennett, who, ironically, has written a book about virtues, actually said that if all black babies were aborted the US would have less crime. He did not advocate aborting black babies. Look, the guy is another right-wing hypocrite, but please don't put words in his mouth. He was rightly called on the racist implication of his statement: He did not connect poverty to crime, just race. A further irony is that Bennett got the idea of legalized-abortion-means-lower-crime from a book called "freakonomics," which was not written by a right-winger. Check it out.

    from the article: A police of Jews
    First published 00:00 02.10.05 | Last updated 00:00 02.10.05
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