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While Defending Abortion Ban, Oklahoma Republican Says Rape Could Be God's Will


While Defending Abortion Ban, Oklahoma Republican Says Rape Could Be God's Will
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One Oklahoma state representative thinks abortion should be banned even when a pregnancy results from sexual assault—because even though rape "may not be the best thing that ever happened," it's all part of God's plan.Earlier this month George Faught introduc

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