GOP Louisiana governor candidate says there are only 2 genders and 'that's the truth' in new campaign ad

GOP Louisiana governor candidate says there are only 2 genders and 'that's the truth' in new campaign ad
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Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) released a new campaign ad Thursday that included a list of “truths” about abortion and gender, among other topics.

“Here’s the truth: Life begins at conception. Government is too big. Our taxes are too high,” the three-term congressman says at the beginning of the thirty-second ad.

“Facts matter more than feelings. The Second Amendment is self-explanatory. And as a doctor, I can assure you, there are only two genders,” he continued.

Abraham gives a slight grin and chuckle as he makes the comment regarding gender.

The World Health Organization defines gender as referring “to the socially constructed characteristics of women and men – such as norms, roles and relationships of and between groups of women and men.”

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“It varies from society to society and can be changed,” the description reads.

Abraham has experience working as a veterinarian, a family physician and as a member of the Army National Guard.

He is running against businessman Eddie Rispone for the GOP nomination and the chance to face off against incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards (D).