Rape and Abortion

During the last several months, three Midwest candidates campaigning for Congress and the U.S. Senate stirred controversy by trying to explain their pro-life views in situations of rape and incest. While these candidates may have fumbled in their attempts to articulate their pro-life positions, and while many of us may have winced when hearing their clumsy and labored explanations, pro-life advocates agree and understand that all human life begins at conception and should be legally protected. The truth that life begins at conception doesn’t change because of the terrible circumstances under which a small percentage of babies are conceived.