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Trump spokeswoman threatens to 'wear a foetus' on TV following backlash over bullet necklace

Katrina Pierson said it would raise awareness about abortion.

DONALD TRUMP’S SPOKESPERSON said she might wear a foetus on TV to raise awareness about abortion.

Katrina Pierson made the comment after Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, tweeted that Pierson must have worn a bullet necklace during an interview with CNN to highlight the fact 90 Americans are fatally shot every day.

Following a backlash, Pierson tweeted that the liberals who were “freaking out” are sexist:

Tweet by @Katrina Pierson Source: Katrina Pierson/Twitter

US presidential candidate Trump is against stricter gun controls in the US. In October he pledged to veto any additional gun regulations if he was elected.

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris in November, he said less people would have died if the victims had guns.

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