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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:02 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Mourdock Argues Insurance Companies Shouldn’t Cover Birth Control At All


EXCLUSIVE: Mourdock Argues Insurance Companies Shouldn’t Cover Birth Control At All

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Indiana Senate nominee Richard Mourdock (R) doesn’t just want to prevent women who have been raped from obtaining an abortion; he also doesn’t think they should be able to access affordable birth control through their health insurance that could prevent such a pregnancy.

Months before Mourdock commented last night that pregnancies resulting from rape are a “gift” that “God intended,” ThinkProgress spoke with him at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference about Rick Santorum’s belief that insurance plans shouldn’t cover birth control at all. When asked whether he agreed with Santorum on the matter, Mourdock replied: “I do, I do.”

KEYES: I know Rick Santorum in his speech was talking a lot about this. He even went so far as to say, “I don’t think insurance plans should be covering birth control in the first place.” Do you think he’s right about that?

MOURDOCK: I do, I do. I don’t think that’s the role of government. We have to start rolling back government. There are many issues out there beyond Obamacare, but really the issue overlying everything is, is this nation going to survive? And that ultimately becomes an issue of economics.

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Full article and video here: http://thinkprogress.org/health/2012/10/24/1078781/richard-mourdock-contraception/



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Tx4obama Oct 2012 OP
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #1
justiceischeap Oct 2012 #3
asjr Oct 2012 #2
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #4
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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:08 PM

1. How does he feel about covering Viagra etc??

I would think that is also gods' will

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:16 PM

3. That's more god's will than being raped

There's a reason he made dude's lose the ability to get it up and that's so the world wouldn't get overpopulated and to give women a break from birthing babies.

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:12 PM

2. There should be a law that requires people who

run for public office file and receive a Certificate of Sanity before they can do anything else.

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Response to asjr (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:21 PM

4. Plus an IQ test and a very hard political test

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:45 PM

5. Who's going to love & take care of the rape baby?

Not the republicans, they'll cut every bit of funding!

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