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Why Liberals Are Misreading Mourdock

posted on October 26, 2012

At The New Republic, Amy Sullivan reviews the public response to Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comment that pregnancy resulting rape is “something God intended.” Sullivan looks at the theological foundations for this position, one that is not uncommon among Christians. Nonetheless, Sullivan finds fault in Mourdock’s reasoning: “[If] it’s Mourdock’s choice to believe that all human life is intentionally created by God, then he needs to understand that a rape victim may not see her pregnancy in quite the same light.”

Read at The New Republic