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Tensions have been simmering on in the present day’s episode of The View as Whoopi Goldberg tore into co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin for her stance on abortion and states’ rights.

The debate got here as a follow-up to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s name to limit abortion after 15 weeks with the exception of rape or incest on a federal stage. Griffin, who’s the solely republican at the desk, reiterated her get together’s sturdy perception in the states’ proper to resolve, claiming Graham went “utterly rogue” by suggesting the legislation be a federal restriction.

“Let states make that call,” she introduced earlier than Goldberg chimed in suggesting, “How about let ladies make that call? To hell with the states!”

Sunny Hostin jumped in together with her perspective on the topic, claiming states’ rights haven’t “actually labored out for the remainder of the nation as a result of states’ rights imply Black children and white children went to totally different faculties and states’ rights meant that Black folks couldn’t marry white folks.”

Hostin added that the argument “doesn’t work for our nation” as a result of it assumes that “folks must be good and do the proper factor.” She then turned to Griffin and famous “that doesn’t essentially occur together with your get together.”

Griffin, nevertheless, stood her floor, asking the panel, “Isn’t there probably not any extra direct illustration than your state representatives? You elect them to symbolize your viewpoints.”

It was all an already-heated Goldberg wanted to listen to earlier than breaking out into an impassioned speech.


“We did they usually did they usually made a legislation. And now y’all went round and determined as a result of your spiritual fervor received you loopy,” she stated earlier than chopping herself off. “Listen, I imagine in life. I’m not anti-life. I’ve by no means been anti-life. I’m anti-people placing their fingers in different peoples’ enterprise.”

Goldberg continued, “I’m incensed that that is one thing that individuals actually thought they need to do with out doing the homework and discovering out what it means.”

Griffin responded with, “I don’t suppose it’s merely about faith. I believe there’s an moral, ethical, scientific query about when does a toddler in the womb have separate rights. If it’s at viability, that’s one thing medical professionals must resolve,” to which Goldberg fired again, “Then why are we letting the federal authorities or our governments resolve?”

Catch up with the girls (and their feuds) when The View airs on weekdays at 11/10c on ABC.

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