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Rape, God, Life and Liberals

Julie12 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 2:55 PM
To the author: Why did you try to throw this time bomb of a quote in your article and then not refute it? "Paul Ryan have worked to outlaw all abortions and even narrow the definition of rape" Regardless who said it, that is not true, but you dropped that bomb in the article for what reason? What are you trying to pull?

Let's stipulate that people, and particularly politicians, can get into trouble by attempting to speak for God. But that's not the moral of the story regarding Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

Responding to a question about abortion, Mourdock offered a grieved response -- his voice breaking a bit -- on the matter of which exceptions he favored. His Democratic opponent, Joe Donnelly, also pro-life, said that he would permit abortions in cases of rape, incest and to save the life of the mother. Mourdock said he had "struggled with it . . . for a long time," but had come...