Quotes from the War on Women

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 Delegate Todd Gilbert: “Forcing women to have an ultrasound before an abortion is justified because they already made the decisions to be vaginally penetrated when they got pregnant”

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"

Former Senator Rick Santorum: “Radical feminists have been making the pitch that justice demands that men and women be given an equal opportunity to make it to the top in the workplace.”

State Representative Alan Dick : "If I thought that the man’s signature was required… required, in order for a woman to have an abortion, I’d have a little more peace about 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.”

Rush Limbaugh: "If we are going to pay for your contraceptives, and thus pay for you to have sex, we want you to post the videos online so we can all watch"

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 Senator Glenn Grothman: "In promoting those campaigns and materials, the board shall emphasize nonmarital parenthood as a contributing factor to child abuse and neglect."

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.”

You can beat women in Topeka