Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Two Nevada initiatives that seek to ban abortions and limit some forms of birth control will advance to the signature gathering process after opponents decided to forgo further legal challenges to language and descriptions of the petitions, lawyers said Friday.