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Which Babies Should Get the Death Sentence?

supercarp Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 1:39 PM
Even if half of all reported rapes were false accusations, that still leaves almost 100,000 true accusations per year in the US alone. And that is not including women who were murdered after being raped, attempted rapes and child molestation. Men who so fervently enumerate false accusations seem to me to be trying to deflect feelings of guilt. There are, one must suppose, men who are tempted to rape but don't follow through with it.

Americans witnessed a remarkable drama this week when some of our most exalted politicians frantically scrambled to reassure voters that they, too, believed that the United States ought to permit the deliberate killing of at least some innocent human beings.

They apparently did so to persuade the public they are caring, compassionate and -- above all -- reasonable people.

The drama started when Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican nominee in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, expressed his view that no innocent human being ought to be deliberately killed.

However, that was not the only thing Akin expressed....