Marjorie Taylor Greene says that 'women need to make better choices' in surreal anti-abortion rant

Marjorie Taylor Greene says that 'women need to make better choices' in surreal anti-abortion rant
United States Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) (screengrab/@RepMTG/Twitter)

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says the “greatest” choice a woman can make is to become pregnant and to be a mother, apparently unintentionally declaring women should have the right to choose. The far-right Republican extremist opposes all forms of abortion.

“Let me tell you what a woman’s choice is: to be a mother,” Greene shouted into a microphone in an undated video she posted to her official Twitter account Tuesday afternoon. “That is the greatest choice a woman can ever make.”

“Women need to make better choices if we want to be women who make choices,” she added. “Here’s one thing you can choose if you don’t want to become pregnant right now: Choose to not have sex. You can always abstain.”

Greene added that abortion is the work of the devil, and women can “choose to turn away from the evil that has convinced you, and yes it is Satan that whispers in your ear. I’ll say it over and over again. Because he tries to convince you to do something you know is wrong in your heart.”

Her remarks echo those she made last month, saying that Satan manipulates women into having abortions.

Last year Greene came under fire for saying abortion should be banned because, she claimed, it scars women’s souls and being a mother makes women better people.

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