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Wed Oct 31, 2012, 09:34 PM

Republican Congressional Candidate Opines On ‘The Rape Thing’ (AUDIO) [View all]

Source: TPM

John Koster, Republican nominee in Washington’s First Congressional District, was captured on tape over the weekend explaining why he is opposed to abortion in the case of incest and rape. Incest he said, was “so rare.” Then he turned to rape.

“On the rape thing, it’s like, how does putting more violence onto a woman’s body and taking the life of an innocent child that’s the consequence of this crime, how does that make it better?” Koster said. “You know what I mean?”

It was the second time Koster tried to explain “the rape thing.” Democrats are balking at the language and calling it offensive.

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The audio was recorded at a fundraising event over the weekend in Everett, Wash. The Seattle Times reported the liberal group behind the clip “secretly audio-taped Koster” at the fundraiser.

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Read more: http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/10/john-koster-the-rape-thing.php



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