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Rape, God, Life and Liberals

Mac88 Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 9:59 AM
So because a baby was conceived in rape that makes the child not worthy of being allowed to live. That is basically what the left is saying here. Somehow it got distorted and through political expediency turned around by the left to the point were it was as if Mourdock had somehow approved of rape, nothing of course could be farther from the truth.

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...