The clip revisits past comments from GOP candidates, state representatives and national lawmakers, including 2012 and 2016 presidential candidate Rick Santorum. white nationalist Former Representative Steve King (R-Iowa).
Santorum says rape victims “must make the best of a bad situation” in the old footage shown in the video.
The king asks if “were it not for the rape and incest, would there have been any population left?”
The spot was released on Tuesday in the wake of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) widely criticized his state’s six-week abortion ban, dismissing concerns that victims of rape and incest are now forced to carry their babies to full term.
The clip has been viewed over 700,000 times on Twitter. The impact of such partisan locations on swing voters is uncertain.