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Andrea Mitchell Corrects Guest Who Called Herself ‘Pro-Life’: ‘Anti-Abortion’ Is More ‘Value-Neutral’

During an interview with a Republican guest who described herself as “pro-life” on Wednesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell cut her off to correct her. Mitchell said that she thought “anti-abortion” was a better term which was, in her opinion, more “value neutral.”

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“Some veteran Republican politicians and strategists believe that the Republican Party needs to rethink its position on women’s reproductive issues after losing the women’s vote once again in the presidential race, and losing at least two Senate races after ill-tempered comments by Republican men,” Mitchell began.

Mitchell introduced Juleanna Glover on her program to discuss her proposals for how the GOP soften its hardline stance on access to contraception.

Mitchell started to introduce her guest before she was cut off. “Let’s just establish that you have been very strongly your whole career…”

“I am deeply pro-life,” Glover replied.

“Well, anti-abortion,” Mitchell objected. “To use the term that I think is more value-neutral.

Watch the clip below via MSNBC:

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