Originally Posted by Blueflame
Roughly 50% of the American voting population is female... the Republican party cannot continue with their patronizing and draconian attitudes toward 50% of the electorate and expect to win at the polls. The party must distance itself from the more extreme Tea Party positions... such as "legitimate rape" and the entirely ludicrous notion that the female body has ways of rejecting pregnancy if the woman is "really" raped... or that a pregnancy resulting from rape is "God's plan" and the rapist's seed a "gift" from God to the rape victim. If they don't pay attention to what the electorate said today re: Akin and Mourdock, then it's a huge voter demographic that they'll continue to alienate.
And congratulations to the state of NH who elected an all female delegation last night.