ATLANTA — Rapper Killer Mike, who spoke at a Bernie Sanders campaign event here Tuesday, is defending himself against allegations of sexism after he quoted a woman who said that “a uterus doesn’t qualify you to be president of the United States.”

The rapper, who has endorsed Sanders and been a forceful advocate for the Vermont senator, cited a woman named Jane Elliott as the source of the quote during his speech at Morehouse College.

The quote quickly drew criticism from Clinton allies and other Democrats.

Brad Woodhouse, the head of the pro-Clinton super PAC Correct the Record called the comments sexist and urged Sanders to condemn them. Read more…

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Killer Mike pushes back after firestorm over ‘uterus’ quotation