Republican Candidate John Koster Opposes Abortion in Instances of ‘the Rape Thing’

I thought Republicans had gotten the memo: When someone asks you about abortion, just pretend that you don’t speak-a the Eenglish and walk away.

Congressional candidate John Koster (R-WA) didn’t get the message. When asked earlier today if he support abortion in any cases, Koster said he would if the life of a woman was in danger…

… but not when it came to “the rape thing“: [Read more...]

She Left the ‘Pro-Life Movement’ and Now She Explains Why

Libby Anne has an amazing post about how she went from being a part of the pro-life movement to someone who passionately opposes it, and she explains how she made that transition in a powerful way that may appeal to a lot of people who are currently on the fence about the abortion issue: [Read more...]

This Is Pretty Frightening…

(via Mike Luckovich) [Read more...]

Christianity Today: It’s Disrespectful Not to Tell Rape Victims About the ‘Redeeming Power of God’

On Tuesday night, Indiana Republican Richard Mourdock said in a debate for Senate candidates that women who get raped and become pregnant from it are just a part of God’s plan. [Read more...]

Indiana’s Republican Senate Candidate: Your Rape Was a Part of God’s Plan

Republican candidates should have this figured out by now: When someone asks them about rape, even if they’re pro-life, they should say “Rape bad. Jobs good.”

No one told Richard Mourdock the strategy. Instead, Todd Akin must have slipped him a page from his own playbook. [Read more...]


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