Close Cuccinelli Aide, VA GOP Treasurer: “I’m Not a Big Fan of Contraception, Frankly”

Bob Fitzsimmonds, the treasurer of the Republican Party of Virginia and a former aide to anti-choice state Attorney General (then-Senator) Ken Cuccinelli, gave this 20-minute interview at the recent Virginia Republican Convention. In it, Fitzsimmonds says, among other things, “I’m not a big fan of contraception, frankly. … I think there are some issues with giving morning-after pills to 12-year-olds, and pretty soon I guess we’ll hand them out to babies, I don’t know” (13:30). He also makes some scientifically inaccurate claims about sexually transmitted infections and sex education (7:45 and 9:10). [via Blue Virginia]