Idaho Republican: Rape an Act of God

#Politics

Fri, Apr 8th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

Idaho's legislature has decided to reject rape exemptions in an already draconian anti-abortion bill because that's what God would have wanted:

"Is not the child of that rape or incest also a victim?" asked Rep. Shannon McMillan, R-Silverton. "It didn't ask to be here. It was here under violent circumstances perhaps, but that was through no fault of its own." [...]

The Idaho bill's House sponsor, state Rep. Brent Crane, R-Nampa, told legislators that the "hand of the Almighty" was at work. "His ways are higher than our ways," Crane said. "He has the ability to take difficult, tragic, horrific circumstances and then turn them into wonderful examples."

So if you get raped, thank Jesus!

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