In rural Bangladesh, ignorant religious fanatics sometimes condemn young rape victims to flogging, which can result in death. The girls are accused of faking their victimization and punished for sexual immorality.
To “conservatives,” that proves that Islam is barbaric.
In Indiana, the ignorant religious fanatics merely condemn young rape victims to carry theur rapists’ children to term, even if doing so threatens to kill them. Again, the excuse is that the accusations of rape are false, made only for the purpose of getting an abortion.
Much more civilized, don’t you think?
And tell me again about how the Teahadis just care about “small government” and fiscal issues?
Footnote Mitch Daniels – one of the “sane” Republicans Joe Klein wants to run for President – is expected to sign the bill, which will also require physicians to tell their patients things that aren’t true.