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The Republican Rape Dilemma

housewar Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 5:32 PM
Exceptions suggest that the unborn are punishment for irresponsible behavior. If you got pregnant by your own misjudgment, you should be forced to suffer the consequences. If you were forced, and the pregnancy is not your "fault", you should not be forced to carry the child. It's morally confusing to say the least. Either it is life and worthy of protection, or it is not. The conditions that created it are immaterial. For those that make exceptions, I offer this challenge: at what point would you remove your exception? At birth? A week before? Third trimester? That's the point at which you believe a fetus becomes a child and it doesn't matter how it was created.

As Richard Mourdock’s Indiana Senate fate hinges on how voters absorb his views on rape, all conservatives have an opportunity for a look in the mirror.

Just how pro-life do we want to be?

The Mourdock controversy is nothing like Todd Akin’s self-inflicted wound in Missouri, the result of an embrace of just plain bad medical information.

Mourdock is in hot water for accurately (if not particularly skillfully) articulating what God instructs about the life of the unborn.

If he is on politically shaky ground, it is because he had the courage to stand on the...