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Romney/Ryan official GOP Platform - Abotion and Rape

Original post made by Farm Girl, Green Acres, on Aug 21, 2012

In light of Republican senate candidate Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape", the Republican Party today voted on their Convention Platform today, and supported Akin's extremist views on abortion:

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Posted by Farm Girl
a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 am

Lest you think Paul Ryan and Todd Akin share an extemist view on women's rights that is not shared by all Republicans, below is a list of Republicans that CO-SPONSORED HR3, the rest of the GOP voted for it.

Personhood: ends most forms of birth control, does not allow for abortion in case of RAPE, INCEST or the life of the mother.

Mr. BROUN of Georgia

>> Mr. AKIN

Mr. ALEXANDER, Mr. BARTLETT,
Mr. BISHOP of Utah, Mr. CARTER, Mr. CHAFFETZ, Mr. COLE, Mr.
CONAWAY, Mr. FLEMING, Mr. FORBES, Ms. FOXX, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona,
Mr. GARRETT, Mr. GINGREY of Georgia, Mr. GOHMERT, Mr.
JONES, Mr. KING of Iowa, Mr. KINGSTON, Mr. KLINE, Mr. LAMBORN,
Mr. LATTA, Mr. MANZULLO, Mr. MARCHANT, Mr. MCHENRY, Mr.
MCKINLEY, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. NEUGEBAUER,
Mr. OLSON, Mr. ROE of Tennessee, Mr. ROGERS of Kentucky, Mr. ROGERS
of Alabama, Mr. ROONEY, Mr. SCALISE, Mr. SCHOCK, Mr. TERRY,
Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania, Mr. WESTMORELAND, Mr. SAM JOHNSON
of Texas, Mr. HERGER, Mr. BURTON of Indiana,

>> Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin,

Mr. GARY G. MILLER of California, Mr. ADERHOLT, Mr. BACHUS,
Mr. CRAWFORD, Mr. LONG, Mr. PEARCE, Mrs. BLACK, Mr. GIBBS,
Mr. HUELSKAMP, Mr. LUETKEMEYER, Mr. ROKITA, and Mr. WITTMAN)