richard mourdock

Local News
1:32 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Mitch McConnell, Others React to Mourdock Rape Comment

Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock ignited a national controversy during a debate last night when he said:

"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."

The fallout began soon afterward. Here's a rundown of what's happened since:

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