Fiorina: 'Shame on us' if Congress funds Planned Parenthood

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina delivered an impassioned attack against Planned Parenthood on Wednesday, comparing the women’s health provider to the dangers of Iran.

“I dare Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonRyan: No evidence of Americans 'colluding' with Russia Trump hostility has Arab business, political leaders on edge Will Tom Perez bring the real change the Democratic Party needs? MORE, Barack ObamaBarack ObamaWill Tom Perez bring the real change the Democratic Party needs? Washington gov: GOP in ‘head-on collision with reality’ over ObamaCare Don’t get fooled again on Iran MORE to watch these tapes,” she said of the 10 undercover videos that have been released by an anti-abortion group this summer.

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“Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking, while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. This is about the character of our nation, and if we will not stand up and force President Obama to veto this bill, shame on this,” she said to roaring applause at CNN's Republican presidential debate in Simi Valley, Calif.

Fiorinia, the only woman on the stage, urged viewers to watch the footage that has been released. Several prominent Democrats, including President Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), have said they have not watched the videos.

Planned Parenthood has come under attack this summer for a series of videos that has purposed to show officials discussing the sale and use of fetal tissue obtained from late-term and partial-birth abortions.

Several Republicans, including Sens. Ted CruzTed CruzSenate GOP to huddle Wednesday on ObamaCare repeal strategy Cruz, Lee, Paul demand 'full repeal' of ObamaCare Dem senator: Confirm Gorsuch, Garland simultaneously MORE (Texas) and Rand PaulRand PaulSenate GOP to huddle Wednesday on ObamaCare repeal strategy Cruz, Lee, Paul demand 'full repeal' of ObamaCare Top House conservatives won't back draft ObamaCare replacement MORE (Ky.), both also presidential candidates, have said GOP leadership should risk shutting down the government in an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood.

“If we allow Obama to veto this bill, shame on us,” she said.