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US: Got raped? Got pregnant? Blame God.

October 25, 2012

Yep, God can be a right bastard sometimes.

Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock has said that pregnancy caused by rape is something “God intended” and not a situation that justifies an abortion, roiling a tight race less than two weeks before the election.

Mr Mourdock’s comment came in response to a voter-submitted question toward the end of a debate on Tuesday night with his opponents, Democratic US Representative Joe Donnelly and Libertarian candidate Andrew Horning.

“I’ve struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realise that life is that gift from God,” said Mr Mourdock, the state’s treasurer. “And, I think, even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.”


Well, if you believe weird shit, you say weird shit, I guess.

One Comment
  1. Carole best permalink

    You have got to be kidding! No one believes that. Who are they kidding? These guys must be Neanderthals.
    There is also a gender aspect here – bet your bottom dollar if they were raped and got pregnant, they wouldn’t think it was God given!

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