The sponsor of an Idaho mandatory ultrasound bill, state Sen. Chuck Winder,
made some highly controversial comments Monday during his closing arguments,
suggesting women might falsely use rape as an excuse to obtain an abortion.
Just before the Idaho's Senate passed the bill, which requires woman to have
an ultrasound prior to obtaining an abortion, opponents of the bill pointed out
that it makes no exception for rape victims, incest victims or women in medical
Winder, a Republican from Boise, responded to those concerns by raising the question of
whether women understand when they have been raped.
“Rape and incest was used as a reason to oppose this," Winder said on the
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