richard mourdock http://wfpl.org en Mitch McConnell, Others React to Mourdock Rape Comment http://wfpl.org/post/mitch-mcconnell-others-react-mourdock-rape-comment <p>Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/richard-mourdock-i-wasnt-very-articulate-what-i-was-saying">ignited a national controversy</a> during a debate last night when he said:</p><p>"I know there are some who disagree, and I respect their point of view. But I believe that life begins at conception. The only exception I have, to have an abortion, is in that case of the life of the mother. I've struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize that life is that gift from God. And even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen."</p><p>The fallout began soon afterward. Here's a rundown of what's happened since:</p><p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:32:19 +0000 Staff 2139 at http://wfpl.org Mitch McConnell, Others React to Mourdock Rape Comment