Joy Behar told her co-hosts on ABC’s “The View” on Friday that they should “stand in solidarity with the men in this country who are trying to control us with abortion laws” while discussing Iran’s Massa A. Demonstrations after Mini’s death.

Amini was allegedly beaten by police last week and died in her hijab.

Discussing the protests and CNN’s Christian Amanpur’s refusal to wear a hijab for a scheduled interview with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi, co-host Ana Navarro said: “Christian Amanpour is a big deal to me and the rest of the world. It’s an inspiration to all women. There was a time when you wouldn’t see women covering international news and doing these kinds of interviews with international heads of state with their feet on fire. Now she’s been doing it for 30 years. She’s an international news anchor. She’s a trailblazer and I think she’s aware of the symbolism of her role and what that means, and I think it’s a solidarity with what’s going on in Iran. We should all be in solidarity with Iran what’s going on.”

“Well, we should be in this country in solidarity with those who are trying to control us with their abortion laws,” Behar said.

“Let’s not make that comparison,” Navarro said.

Behar said, “Why not?”

“Because those women over there are going to be killed,” Navarro said.

“I’m not saying they’re equivalent,” Behar said. “I’m just saying we also need to pay attention to what’s going on in our own country, because these men will try to control women.”

“I agree, but to me they are very different conversations,” Navarro said.

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