Amanpour and Company

Teen Valedictorian's Pro-Choice Speech

Clip: 06/08/2021 | 2m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Paxton Smith tossed out her approved speech, took out a new piece of paper from under her gown, and went on to address the state’s new abortion bill, which prohibits most abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected as early as 6 weeks – with no exceptions for rape or incest.

Aired: 06/08/21

Rating: NR

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