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1 sauceruney  Sat, Oct 27, 2012 8:30:33am

Which pretty much sums it up, since they're essentially all rapists trying to reverse regulation on rape in all of its forms and nuances.

2 researchok  Sat, Oct 27, 2012 11:17:25am

Good find.

3 Tiny Alien Kitties are Watching You  Sat, Oct 27, 2012 3:13:08pm

Truly excellent comment to the original article that bears thinking about...

scott westerfeld says:
October 25, 2012 at 6:35 pm

Mourdock was explaining why he was against an exception for rape in abortion laws. So perhaps this is the right place to point out that if abortion is made illegal, there will never be a real exception for rape.

If a woman is raped and wants to have an abortion, what will be the process for declaring this exception? There won’t be time for a criminal trial, so is her word good enough? Or her and a doctor? Her and a judge? Does she have to name her rapist? Is that news made public? Can he sue her for libel thereafter? For defamation? Can the state later decide she was lying and imprison her?

Who will have access to the legal advice necessary to get through this thicket? Poor women? Women who’ve just been through the worst experience of their lives? How will it work for women with a criminal record? What about women with a prior perjury conviction?

And who will be thinking their way through these gnarly questions? The Mississippi State Legislature. The good men of the Kansas State Legislature. The folks who have at every turn tried to make it impossible to have any access to abortion, even now when it is legal.

There will never be a workable exception for rape. (Well, maybe in New York, if you’re wealthy.) Once abortion is legal, the only right to choose is the right of the rapist to choose the mother of his child.

4 Flavia  Sat, Oct 27, 2012 4:56:47pm

Very small world - read this just yesterday at his site!!!


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