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Abortion and Rape

John5840 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 12:23 PM
Your second definiton doesn't make sense. WHat was the real language? Abortion is NOT always murder: you are assuming somehting to be true which is very much debatable.

The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin, who at this writing is his party's nominee to take on incumbent Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November in a contest he had been expected to win, have focused on his clearly erroneous understanding of the human female anatomy. In a now infamous statement, in which he used the bizarre and unheard-of phrase "legitimate rape," the congressman gave the impression that some rapes of women are not mentally or seriously resisted. This is an antediluvian and misogynistic myth for which there is no basis in fact and...