Santorum To Rape Victims: ‘Accept What God Has Given You’
In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, Rick Santorum spelled out the inhuman belief system behind the anti-abortion crazies: Santorum To Rape Victims: ‘Make The Best Out Of A Bad Situation’.
SANTORUM: Well, you can make the argument that if she doesn’t have this baby, if she kills her child, that that, too, could ruin her life. And this is not an easy choice. I understand that. As horrible as the way that that son or daughter and son was created, it still is her child. And whether she has that child or doesn’t, it will always be her child. And she will always know that. And so to embrace her and to love her and to support her and get her through this very difficult time, I’ve always, you know, I believe and I think the right approach is to accept this horribly created — in the sense of rape — but nevertheless a gift in a very broken way, the gift of human life, and accept what God has given to you. As you know, we have to, in lots of different aspects of our life. We have horrible things happen. I can’t think of anything more horrible. But, nevertheless, we have to make the best out of a bad situation.
Logic and empathy are clearly not Santorum’s strengths, but I wonder if he’s aware that he’s equating his God with a rapist when he says, “Accept what God has given you?”