The topic of abortion in the US is currently a hot one, and for damn good reason, after an opinion draft was leaked and published by Politico, suggesting that the United States Supreme Court could overturn Roe V. Wade — a landmark decision made in 1973, protecting a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion without undue government interference or restrictions.
Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Lopez is one of the many ultra-Conservative, Right-wing nutcases — vying for a spot in our government and uteruses — who is gunning to implement a complete and total ban of abortions in the United States, with absolutely no exceptions for even rape and incest.
Unsurprisingly enough, he also believes that the 2020 election was “stolen” from Donald Trump via mass, widespread voter fraud that does not exist and campaigns on the notion that the state of Colorado deserves “a real First Lady again.”
But in all of his “pro-life” glory, Lopez seems to continually and conveniently forget to mention to his constituents that he was once arrested for allegedly brutally assaulting his own wife who was… Ironically enough… pregnant with their child at the time.
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The ultra Right-wing candidate got called out on this, right to his face, by KUSA reporter Kyle Clark during a recent interview in Denver.
During this interview, Lopez vehemently defended his staunch “pro-life” status, but conveniently tried to dismiss a point-blank question about his 1993 arrest for allegedly assaulting his then-pregnant wife, Lisa.
“Both of those involve you exerting control over a woman’s body,” Clark pressed. “Is that what Coloradans want from their governor?”
“First of all, it wasn’t a violent situation,” Lopez shot back before trying to excuse his domestic assault incident as a mere mistake of an imperfect but Godly man, “There’s only been one perfect man who’s ever walked this Earth and we nailed him to the cross. I’m not a perfect man and I’ve made my mistakes but I’ve learned from them.”
To make an already disgusting situation that much worse, Lopez went on to try to defend his “real First Lady” comment and claim that it somehow was not a homophobic attack against the current Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis, who is the first openly gay governor in the US. Polis married his long-time partner Marlon Reis during his time in office.
Watch the interview right here:
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