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The closest they come to discussing abortion is at 3:25.
Colbert: Doesn't that mean that the real enemy here is children?Colbert's question immediately brought to mind this Feminists for Life poster, which asks if a baby's face is the face of the enemy. If the personal is the political, Steinem answered Colbert's question in the affirmative when she aborted her own child, a decision she is proud of.
Steinem: Well, some people have come to that conclusion, and the birth rate has plummeted...
I would have loved to hear Steinem's thoughts on Republican women candidates--Colbert mentioned three, two of them pro-life-- but he didn't let her get a word in edgewise.