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Ellison challenger to run graphic abortion ads on Twin Cities TV stations

Gary Boisclair, a challenger to U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, has purchased airtime on KARE-TV and other Twin Cities television stations this week to air three extremely graphic anti-abortion ads. In one of the ads, the self-proclaimed Democrat says in a voiceover, "Who would do this? Who would kill an unborn baby? Congressman Keith Ellison for one."
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Gary Boisclair, a challenger to U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, has purchased airtime on KARE-TV and other Twin Cities television stations this week to air three extremely graphic anti-abortion ads. In one of the ads, the self-proclaimed Democrat says in a voiceover, "Who would do this? Who would kill an unborn baby? Congressman Keith Ellison for one."

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