Ron Paul taps former patients for new antiabortion ad [video]
Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential campaign is out with a new ad today featuring former patients of Paul, who as an OB-GYN has delivered more than 4,000 babies.
The 60-second Web video features Laura Mays and three other former patients of Paul’s medical practice in Brazoria County, Texas. They attest to Paul’s character as a doctor and as a politician.
“Some people need to have a good word said about them,” Mays says. “Ron is the sort of person that, his life is his good word.”
Kara Gore, another former patient, says Paul “not only protects unborn life, but he also walks through journeys with women.”
The ad is an attempt to highlight Paul’s opposition to abortion, a position that is often overshadowed by his libertarian-style views on monetary and foreign policy.
Paul spokesman Jesse Benton said in a statement that the ad “is a clear case of credible subject matter serving as its own convincing message.”
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