Rep. Steve Stockman: ‘If babies had guns, they wouldn’t be aborted’

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) on Friday tweeted out the slogan for what he said would be his new campaign bumper sticker, which combines two hot-button conservative issues into one controversial sound bite.


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The pro-gun, anti-abortion-rights congressman’s inclusion of the hash-tag “Gosnell” puts him in a group of conservative commentators who this week have sought to bring media attention to the trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who was arrested last year on murder charges.


As the grisly details of the trial have leaked out, many conservatives have accused the media of ignoring a story that could provoke a new debate over abortion rights.


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