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Richard Mourdock Abortion

Abortion Is A Medical Procedure

Lizz Winstead | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lizz Winstead

It is no one's business what reason a woman chooses to have an abortion, no woman should be defined by having one, or have her character called into question because she has had one, and under no circumstances, should she ever be asked why she had one.

Larry Flynt Offers Richard Mourdock $1 Million Rape Challenge

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.01.2012 | Weird News

When Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock declared he opposes aborting pregnancies conceived in rape because "it is something that God intend...

Dear Mr. Mourdock

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brooke Bastinelli

I'm asking you to see the eyes of a terrified girl who is in shock. I'm asking you to give a blanket and a teddy bear to a young woman who can't bring her clothes home with her because they now have to go to a forensic lab.

Emily Swanson

Poll: Vast Majority Support Legal Abortion For Rape Victims | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

The vast majority of Americans believe abortion should be legal in cases of rape or incest and when the life or health of the mother is at risk, accor...

Ryan Grim

Newt Gingrich On Mourdock Rape Comments: Why Can't People 'Get Over It?' | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Those who are expressing concern about Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's controversial comments about rape and pregnancy sh...

What Richard Mourdock's Rape Comments Mean for Jews

Ann Lewis | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Ann Lewis

For Jewish voters still thinking about their vote for President, Mourdock's comments should sound a warning bell. Not because we disagree with his views, or his right to express them -- but because he wants to write his own theology into law, imposing his own opinion of God's will over those who believe differently.

VoteVets, Progressive Veterans Group, Spends $1 Million Against GOP Candidates For Final Stretch

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

VoteVets Action Fund, a progressive veterans group, announced a $1 million push on Friday against Republican congressional candidates in Virginia, Ind...

John Celock

Tea Party Favorite Flip-Flops On Abortion | John Celock | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Ohio state Treasurer Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, used the final debate with Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown to change his posit...

Amanda Terkel

At Least A Dozen GOP Senate Candidates Oppose Abortion Access For Rape Victims | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP Senate candidates Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin have faced outrage and derision from both Democrats and Republicans for their contr...

Rubio Weighs In On Mourdock's 'Unfortunate' Remarks

Waukesha Patch | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio Thursday called the remarks about rape made by Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock "unfortunate" and said Mourdock mad...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Rallies Round Richard Mourdock Despite Rape Remarks | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After initially keeping Richard Mourdock at arm's length for his assertion that pregnancies produced by rape are intended by God, promin...

Why Some Women Don't Vote With Their Vaginas

Keli Goff | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

Why is it that despite so many high-profile stories about conservative candidates making offensive comments about rape and abortion, not to mention trying to limit contraception access, there are still plenty of women who have not been scared away from conservatives?

WATCH Huntsman: Romney Should Withdraw Mourdock Endorsement, Pull Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, said on Thursday that Mitt Romney showed a lack of leadership with his ...

Congresswoman And Rape Survivor Reacts To Mourdock's Anti-Abortion Remarks

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

During an appearance on MSNBC on Thursday, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.) reacted to Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's suggestion that pregn...

Romney Won't Answer Questions About Richard Mourdock's Rape Remarks

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney refused to answer reporters' questions on Thursday about his support for Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, who has become the lat...

The Daily Szep- It's Richard Mourdock

Paul Szep | Posted 12.25.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Obama Condemns Republican's Controversial Abortion Remarks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's statement on rape, saying that distinctions on abortion exem...

McCain Breaks With Romney On Republican's Abortion Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday night he will no longer support Richard Mourdock, unless the Indiana Senate candidate apologiz...

Making a List

Jonathan Richards | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Standing With Richard Mourdock Is Standing Against Women

Dawn Laguens | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Dawn Laguens

Mitt Romney: It is time to withdraw your endorsement of Richard Mourdock. We can't go a week in this campaign without another out-of-touch politician showing his true colors on women's health issues.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Distances Himself From Mourdock's Controversial Anti-Abortion Statement | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m. -- Mitt Romney's campaign confirmed that he still supports Richard Mourdock and has not asked Mourdock's campaign to pull ...

Katy Hall

Inside Mourdock's Moderate Past | Katy Hall | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock unseated six-term Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) in the Republican primary Tuesday after convincing voters that ...