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Did the GOP Throw Away a Pro-Life Senate Seat?

bsherwood Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 4:12 PM
Senators have very little justification over changing abortion or contraception policy... Our country can simply no longer afford the big spending Claire McCaskill who thinks American tax dollars are best spent oversees to foreign aid... as if we dont have enough money problems here at home.

The pro-abortion ranks were absolutely jubilant about the mega-gaff made by Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican senate hopeful that was comfortably beating one of their own, Senator Claire McCaskill, in the swing state of Missouri. Akin tangled his words so badly in answer to an abortion question about exceptions for rape that he invented a nonsensical phrase: legitimate rape.

What Akin said was, “From what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare [the conceiving of a child during a rape]. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But...