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Rape, God, Life and Liberals

ReddestNeck Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 6:13 PM
It's to be hoped that all in such a tragic story may be reconciled. This doesn't mean that (your favorite conservative group to hate) is standing there with guns pointed at them ordering them to.

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...