In the last day of campaigning, both Akin and Mourdock and looking to spin comments about rape victims into positives.
Akin’s concerns about fabricated rape claims was evident as early as the nineties when he worried that acknowledging spousal rape might give women a way to “beat up on their husbands.”
News archives suggest that Akin was frequently arrested protesting clinics in 1987.
Frightened little girl turned violent protective mother bear? What does Akin really believe about women?
Will Akin’s ties to radical anti-choice extremists be the final blow to his campaign?
Has their ever been an election cycle where sexual assault has become such a political issue?
Late last month, Honorable Carole Jackson in the Eastern District of Missouri issued a forceful rebuke of the arguments being made by the various religious organizations that are filing lawsuits against the Department of Health and Human Services alleging that the birth control benefit infringes upon their religious liberty.
We have been hearing plenty about “religious liberty” lately. Now let’s see who’s using the term “religious liberty” in a novel way, trying to conceal a campaign of religious overreach.
Hoping to boost himself back from his loss, Akin is trying to remind Missouri voters of McCaskill’s support of the Affordable Care Act.
The state legislature passed it. The governor vetoed it. The legislature overrode it. Now, one labor group steps in to sue the state’s contraceptive coverage refusal law from going into effect.