Love it! And a very valid point from our friends at the Ministry of Magic!
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Rep. Todd Akin flushed his candidacy down the toilet with ignorant (and dangerous) comments about rape survivors – and we figured anti-choice lawmakers would have gotten a clue.
Not the case for Rep. Phil Gingrey of Georgia who defends Akin’s statement. Click here to read more on this train wreck.
Drum roll please…
“From what I understand from doctors that’s really rare. If it is a legitimate rape the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”
- Todd Akin
Congratulations, Todd Akin. Oh, and by the way…
Cheers to Alec Baldwin for the best pro-choice quote of 2012!
Here’s just one gem in the laundry list of disgusting rape-related comments this year.
“Life is that gift from God that I think even if life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.”
-Richard Mourdock on pregnancies that result from rape
“Consensual sex can turn into rape in an awful hurry - some girls, they rape so easy.”
- Rep. Roger Rivard
Text: “If a woman wants to have a baby, in vitro fertilization, she cannot. Rape? She has to.”
-Jon Stewart, responding to ridiculous anti-choice comments about abortion care for rape survivors
Read more of the Top 10 Pro-Choice Quotes of 2012.
Go to http://bit.ly/U0kqDv to learn more.
Just got back from delivering MORE THAN 26,000 PETITION SIGNATURES calling on Speaker John Boehner to stand up for military women who have been raped.
Congrats to all of our awesome activists for getting your voice heard.
Did you know that servicewomen who become pregnant as a result of rape cannot use their military health insurance to cover abortion care? But that can all change thanks to the Shaheen amendment.