GOP presidential candidate Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon Carson'Housing First' approach won't solve homelessness crisis Clarence Thomas blasts his Biden-led confirmation hearings: 'The idea was to get rid of me' Affordable housing crisis demands urgent, sustained action MORE late Wednesday tied Planned Parenthood to eugenics and then eugenics to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMore than 200,000 Wisconsin voters will be removed from the rolls Trump is threatening to boycott the debates — here's how to make sure he shows up Trey Gowdy returns to Fox News as contributor MORE, saying the organization puts clinics in black neighborhoods to “control that population.”

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"Well, maybe I’m not objective when it comes to Planned Parenthood,” Carson said during an interview on Fox News’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” adding that Margaret Sanger, the organization’s founder, had a history of eugenic and racist policies.

“But you know, I know who Margaret Sanger is, and I know that she believed in eugenics, and that she was not particularly enamored with black people,” said Carson, a retired neurosurgeon.

“And one of the reasons you find most of their clinics in black neighborhoods is so that you can find ways to control that population,” he said.

“And I think people should go back and read about Margaret Sanger who founded this place — a woman who, by the way, Hillary Clinton says she admires,” Carson added of Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination. “Look up and see what many people in Nazi Germany thought about her — a great person.”

Carson also disputed claims that defunding Planned Parenthood would harm women’s healthcare.

“Well, certainly women’s health is an important issue,” he said. “There are a lot of women’s health organizations that don’t engage in abortion, by the way, so by no means is it a do-or-die situation.”

“I believe that abortion and paying for abortion with federal funding when so many people are against it is just not the right thing to do,” the 2016 White House hopeful added.

Planned Parenthood’s federal funding is currently under scrutiny following the release of a series of videos depicting its work with fetal tissue.