Washington GOP Candidate Koster: ‘Rape thing’ not Cause for Abortion
A Washington state congressional candidate says abortion should not be legal, even when it involves “the rape thing.”
A liberal advocacy group provided audio to The Associated Press on Wednesday in which Republican hopeful John Koster was explaining his views on abortion at a Sunday fundraiser. Koster says he does not oppose abortion when the life of the mother is in danger but then explains he would oppose it when it involves rape or incest.
Koster twice uses the phrase “the rape thing” when describing his views on abortion, saying it doesn’t make the situation better by “putting more violence into a woman’s body.”
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