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Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest?

4 days ago   |   By National Post

Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported.
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Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population' if not for rape, incest

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population' if not for rape, incest

4 days ago   |   By New York Post

Controversial Iowa congressman Steve King questioned Wednesday whether there would “be any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation. While speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa, the devout Catholic Republican representative - whose outrageous comments about white supremacy were condemned...
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Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population' Left Without Rape and Incest

4 days ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. King, a Republican who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was attempting to explain his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation.
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Steve King under fire for questioning if humanity would exist without 'rape and incest'

Steve King under fire for questioning if humanity would exist without 'rape and incest'

4 days ago   |   By Politico

Embattled Rep. Steve King on Wednesday said the human population may not exist if not for rape and incest, drawing scorn - and renewed calls for resignation - from scores of Democrats. King, who was speaking at an event in Urbandale, Iowa, was intending to make the case for a GOP policy that bans nearly all abortions, including in cases when the woman is a victim of rape or incest. "What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled out anyone who was a product of rape or incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?" King said, according to the Des...
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Rep. Steve King questioned whether there would be 'any population left' without pregnancies from rape and incest

Rep. Steve King questioned whether there would be 'any population left' without pregnancies from rape and incest

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Controversial Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa questioned whether "there would be any population" without pregnancies from rape and incest at a Wednesday event in Iowa.
"What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled out anyone who was a product of rape or incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?" he said, according to the Des Moines Register.
King, who has been in office since 2003, has a long history of making highly controversial and inflammatory comments on a wide range of topics including immigration and abortion.
In January, King...
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