Rep. Mike Pence: ‘Of Course’ Jesus Had Right To Life From Moment of Conception

By J. Brady Howell | December 9, 2010 | 3:14 PM EST

( – At the lighting ceremony for the Capitol Christmas Tree on Tuesday, Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) said that Jesus Christ had the right to life from the moment of conception. asked Rep. Pence, “On the occasion of the congressional Christmas tree lighting, I just wanted to ask if you believe that Jesus had a right to life from the moment of conception?”

“Oh, of course,” said Pence.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the congressional delegation for Wyoming led the event on the West Lawn of the Capitol, joined by many members of Congress. The tree this year is a 67 foot Englemann spruce from Wyoming.

Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)