You just can’t make this stuff up! And Mourdock’s words could echo into the presidential race as well. Romney endorsed Mourdock and is currently starring in an ad on Mourdock’s behalf running statewide in Indiana.
Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock became the latest Republican to wander into eyebrow-raising territory when it came to the discussion of rape and abortion during a Senate debate Tuesday night.
Defending his stance that abortion should be illegal even in the case of rape, Mourdock explained that pregnancy resulting from nonconsensual sex is the will of God.
“I’ve struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize that life is that gift from God,” Mourdock said. “And even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.” Read more.