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Mon Aug 20, 2012, 12:23 PM

64. Paul Ryan has sponsored a bill to make abortion illegal even in cases of rape or incest..

That's Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

http://www.salon.com/2012/08/20/paul_ryans_rape_reversal/

Romney, of course, has a bipolar relationship with the issue of a woman’s right to chose, but the spokesperson’s statement represents a flip-flop for Ryan, who has proposed and supported legislation that would outlaw abortion with no exception for rape. Ryan has earned a “100 percent pro-life voting record” from the National Right to Life Committee during his 14 years in Congress. NARAL, the pro-choice group, looked at 59 key votes on abortion, and found that Ryan voted the anti-choice position on every single one.

He cosponsored “personhood” legislation that would give fetuses “all legal and constitutional attributes and privileges.” If it enacted it would ban abortion care in almost all cases, including rape or incest. The head of the main group pushing Personhood legislation said, “In supporting Personhood, Congressman Ryan has taken a consistent pro-life position, one that is called for by the Republican Party’s own platform.”


And evidently you missed the latest brouhaha over Todd Akin saying that "legitimate rape" does not result in pregnancy.

You really should educate yourself.

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