Crazy Republican Quotes on Rape and Abortion

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  • Virginia Lt. Governor Candidate E.W. Jackson on Abortion
  • Arizona Rep. Trent Franks
  • Presidential Candidate and Former Sen. Rick Santorum
  • Idaho Sen. Chuck Winder
  • Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh
  • Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock
  • Missouri Senate Candidate Todd Akin
  • Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
  • Texas gubernatorial Candidate Clayton Williams
  • Presidential Candidate Rep. Ron Paul
  • Texas Congressman and OB/GYN Michael Burgess on Abortion
  • Washington State Congressional Candidate John Koster on Abortion

The Beat Goes On

Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate in part because of candidates' stands on rape and abortion. On June 18, the House passed what is so far the most restrictive abortion bill. It has no chance of becoming law, but is an example for states to follow. Here are some of the most memorable remarks on these most controversial of topics – Joyce Jones

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