Paul Ryan Believes Abortion Should Be Criminalized with No Exceptions for Rape and Incest

After you finish having a grand ol’ laugh at Romney/Ryan 2012, take a moment to reflect on how truly disastrous Paul Ryan is on women’s issues. Unlike Mitt “I donated money to Planned Parenthood back before I decided I was a severe conservative” Romney, Ryan is a true believer:

"[O]n abortion and women’s health care, there isn’t much daylight between Ryan and, say, Michele Bachmann. Any Republican vice presidential candidate is going to be broadly anti-abortion, but Ryan goes much further. He believes ending a pregnancy should be illegal even when it results from rape or incest, or endangers a woman’s health. He was a cosponsor of the Sanctity of Human Life Act, a federal bill defining fertilized eggs as human beings, which, if passed, would criminalize some forms of birth control and in vitro fertilization. The National Right to Life Committee has scored his voting record 100 percent every year since he entered the House in 1999. “I’m as pro-life as a person gets,” he told the Weekly Standard’s John McCormack in 2010. “You’re not going to have a truce.”

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