GOP Lawmaker Revives ‘Legitimate Rape’ Language in Abortion Debate

A Missouri Rep. said women can be exempt from his proposed antiabortion bill, if they experienced a “legitimate rape.”

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 22: A pro-life activist holds a sign as she participates in the annual 'March for Life' event January 22, 2009 in Washington, DC. The event was to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v Wade Supreme Court abortion ruling. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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