Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock (endorsed by Mitt Romney): "I think that even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen"
State Representative Roger Rivard: "Some girls rape easy"
State Senator Glenn Grothman: "Women make less because ‘money is more important for men’"
Grover Norquist: "Bipartisanship is another name for date rape"
Gubernatorial Candidate Clayton Williams: "If [rape]’s inevitable, just relax and enjoy it"
Congressman Todd Akin on pregnancy resulting from rape: “It seems to be, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, it’s really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down.”
State Representative Chuck Winder: "I would hope that when a woman goes in to a physician with a rape issue, that physician will indeed ask her about perhaps her marriage, was this pregnancy caused by normal relations in a marriage or was it truly caused by a rape. I assume that’s part of the counseling that goes on."
Senate Candidate Tom Smith compares a pregnancy caused by rape to having a baby out of wedlock.
State Representative Terry England on forcing a woman to carry a fetus to term even if she learns after 20 weeks that the fetus is not viable: “Life gives us many experiences…I’ve had the experience of delivering calves, dead and alive. Delivering pigs, dead or alive. It breaks our hearts to see those animals not make it.”