At least 78 GOP candidates would force women to bear rapists’ babies

From Raw Story:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/09/78-gop-candidates-force-rapists-babies/

By Daniel Tencer
Thursday, September 30th, 2010 — 7:51 pm

A partial list of Republican candidates running for US Congress in this year’s mid-term elections shows that at least 78 of them have professed to oppose abortion in all cases, including where rape or incest are involved.

The Republican National Coalition For Life, a political action committee formed by anti-feminist activist Phyllis Schlafly, sends out questionnaires every election season to Republican candidates asking them to lay out their positions on abortion.

A list of responses from this year’s candidates indicate that 78 Senate and House candidates answered that they are “pro-life without discrimination,” meaning they don’t agree with any exceptions to a ban on abortion.

The list was flagged earlier this week by Charles Johnson at the Little Green Footballs blog. Johnson counted 112 candidates who hold that view of abortion, but a Raw Story count of the listed candidates found 78 who have won their primary and indicated they would make no exceptions to allow abortion.

Continue reading at:   http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/09/78-gop-candidates-force-rapists-babies/

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