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Legitimate Rape Arguments

DocJ Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 9:06 PM
Shubi, this is an embarrassing post. I am pro life, horrified by abortion, but I am also committed to the golden rule, so I invite you to join me. Never post something that you wouldn't want someone to say to you. Please reconsider. You are a child of God and better than this.
Todd Akin’s grossly irresponsible remarks about “legitimate rape” and conception have received much media attention. As well they should. The sheer weirdness of the remarks calls into question both his intelligence and his personal integrity. How could someone conclude logically that a rape victim’s body has the capacity to prevent conception in the wake of sexual assault? And why would someone assert that the conclusion had been supported by doctors with whom he had spoken? Clearly, Akin contrived the idea on the spot and then contrived the claim that there were doctors who had informed and/or supported his assertion. All of...