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GOP candidate for governor Darren Bailey under fire for remarks comparing abortion to Holocaust

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Republican candidate for Governor Darren Bailey argued abortion is worse than Holocaust in a Facebook Live. The live video was filmed October 12, 2017, when Bailey was running for the Republican state representative primary. Then-governor Bruce Rauner had just signed a law repealing Illinois' abortion ban less than a month before Bailey's livestream.
2 months ago·Chicago, United States

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Illinois governor candidate said Holocaust ‘doesn’t compare’ to abortion in 2017 clip

Darren Bailey made the remarks in a 2017 video on Facebook

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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GOP candidate for governor Darren Bailey denounced for saying Holocaust 'doesn't even compare' to abortion 'atrocities'

"Conflating a woman's bodily autonomy to the systematic mass murder of Jewish people is antisemitic and disqualifying," said a spokesperson for Gov. JB Pritzker.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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GOP candidate for governor Darren Bailey under fire for remarks comparing abortion to Holocaust

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Darren Bailey is under fire for a remark he made in 2017 comparing the Holocaust and abortion.

2 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker launches ad criticizing GOP rival Darren Bailey for saying Holocaust ‘doesn’t compare’ to lives lost to abortion

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker launched a TV spot on Tuesday criticizing GOP rival Darren Bailey for 2017 comments that the Holocaust "doesn't compare" to lives lost to abortion.

2 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Bailey tries to explain past Holocaust remark after Pritzker, Jewish leaders and others denounce it

State Sen. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, speaks at an election night rally in Effingham after winning the Republican gubernatorial nomination in June.Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times fileRepublican gubernatorial nominee Darren Bailey on Tuesday tried to minimize comments he made five years ago in which he said the Holocaust “doesn’t even compare” to abortion — remarks that have enflamed the Jewish community and the state’s Jewish governor, J.B. Pritzker.“I beli…

2 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Darren Bailey Faces Intense Backlash After Footage Surfaces of Him Comparing Abortion to the Holocaust

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey is facing intense backlash after footage showed him comparing abortion to the Holocaust during a 2017 interview.

2 months ago·Chicago, United States
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