Illinois Gov. Pritzker launches ad criticizing GOP rival for saying Holocaust ‘doesn’t compare’ to lives lost to abortion

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Illinois Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker launched a TV spot on Tuesday criticizing Republican challenger Darren Bailey for a 2017 statement in which the wealthy downstate farmer contended the Holocaust during World War II pales in comparison with lives lost through abortion. “The attempted extermination of the Jews in World War II doesn’t even compare on a shadow of the life that has been lost with abortion,” Bailey says in a Facebook video made during his run for state representative, an excerpt highlighted in Pritzker’s new ad. The Jewish publication Forward on Monday was the first t…

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