A Fox guest made the remark while discussing a revived policy that could gut funding to the healthcare provider.
The Trump administration just rolled back an Obama-era guidance that prevented states from defunding Planned Parenthood.
Iowa will have eight Planned Parenthood clinics left after four shut down on June 30.
From Maxine Waters to leggingsgate, here's a breakdown of this terrible week.
Republicans have long threatened to "defund" Planned Parenthood, the largest women's health provider in the U.S., and their bill would go a long way toward doing so.
"You don't just have an abortion and leave," one woman says as Republicans threaten to defund Planned Parenthood.
U.S. laws already prohibit federal money from being used for abortion, but currently allow the Medicaid low-income health program to cover other services.
U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks said state health officials "likely acted to disenroll qualified health care providers from Medicaid without cause."
The bill passed by the Republican-controlled legislature would have barred the state from providing funds to clinics that perform abortions not covered by Medicaid, the federal healthcare program for the poor.
While Planned Parenthood does perform abortions, the organization says the majority of its services involve preventative measures and routine women's health care.
Some Republicans are challenging their leaders to close down the government if Planned Parenthood is not defunded.
The libertarian is assuming a role he hasn't been known for in the past.