How Women Would Fare Under a Romney Administration

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  • Planned Parenthood, budget cuts
  • Obamacare, Mitt Romney, preventative care
  • rape, Paul Ryan, Todd Akin
  • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Mitt Romney
  • women in the workplace
  • Mitt Romney, recession, jobs
  • Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security
  • Think Progress, Mitt Romney, 2012 Presidential Election
  • Roe vs. Wade, abortion, Mitt Romney, Supreme Court
  • abortion, Mitt Romney
  • birth control, contraception

Redefining Rape

Ryan co-sponsored a bill with Missouri Rep. Todd Akin that would narrow the exception for federally-funded abortions to only include pregnancies resulting from “forcible rape." In effect, the proposed law excludes cases where a woman was drugged or had limited mental capacity, statutory rape and victims of incest over the age of 18. (Photo: Getty/STOCK)