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MARK SCOLFORO, ASSOCIATED PRESS: Well, how would you tell a daughter or a granddaughter who, God forbid, would be the victim of a rape, to keep the child against her own will? Is that something that you would–do you have a way to explain that?

SMITH: I lived something similar to that with my own family. She chose life, and I commend her for that. She knew my views. But, fortunately for me, I didn’t have to… She chose they way I thought. No don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t rape.

SCOLFORO: Similar how?

SMITH: Uh, having a baby out of wedlock. You know.

SCOLFORO: That’s similar to rape?

SMITH: No, no, no, but… Put yourself in a father’s position, yes. I mean, it is similar. This was a–But, come back to the original–I’m pro-life, period.

Tom Smith, http://thinkprogress.org 33 Comments [10/1/2012 6:36:56 AM]
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ATTN everyone who find comments like these not only abhorrent, but impossible to understand, this short essay may help you:


10/1/2012 9:56:20 PM

Tom Smith prof we need a intelligence test for people that want to hold public office

10/2/2012 5:56:32 AM

Doubting Thomas

So how's that abstinence only sex ed working out for ya?

10/2/2012 9:04:03 AM


Did...did he just admit to raping his wife?

10/2/2012 10:50:08 PM


What a putz.

10/3/2012 7:11:33 AM


How the fuck are those even close?

10/3/2012 12:03:27 PM


Senator Casey thanks you. He can save his campaign money in case the Republicans field a real candidate in 2018.

10/3/2012 12:23:05 PM

Playing angel's advocate, there is a similarity *if* you're talking about potential unwanted pregnancy, and I suspect that's where he was going with this.
Doesn't excuse him being an ass about it.

10/8/2012 9:15:05 PM

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