As a staunch defender of the unborn I believe life begins at conception. Todd Akin's comments about rape were wrong and indefensible. Todd has apologized and understands he was wrong in what he said. It is now up to Missouri voters to decide whether they accept his apology. Our country is at a crossroads and we are facing serious issues brought on by the overreach of government in our lives, out-of-control spending and debt, and an environment that does not promote job creation and economic prosperity. I have been running for Congress in Missouri's 2nd District for 16 months and will continue to work hard to earn the trust and confidence of every voter.She articulates the widely held conservative view that "life begins at conception." Then she condemns Akin's comments and acknowledges his apology. She sees that from here on out, the decision of US Senator from Missouri rests with Show Me state voters. From there she shifts to the pocketbook issues that will drive this election.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Ann Wagner's statement about Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" gaffe strikes the perfect tone: