Campaign 2010

Nov 01, 2012

Koster’s “The Rape Thing” Comments Attracting National Attention

Media outlets around the country have taken note of Tea Party candidate Jon Koster’s extreme ideas.

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Republican candidate calls aborting rapist's child 'more violence on woman's body' [Reuters]

GOP congressional candidate says ‘the rape thing’ is not cause for abortion [Associated Press]

GOP House candidate has an opinion on “the rape thing” [Salon]

GOP Candidate Squeezes in One Last Offensive Remark on the ‘Rape Thing’ [New York Magazine]

Wash. GOP Candidate: ‘The Rape Thing’ [Politico]

John Koster, GOP House Candidate: 'The Rape Thing' Does Not Excuse Abortions [Huffington Post]

GOP Candidate Opposes Abortion Exception In Cases Of ‘The Rape Thing’ [Think Progress]

Republican Congressional Candidate Opines On ‘The Rape Thing’ [TPM]

Another GOP candidates catching heat for comments about rape [National Journal Hotline]