Monday, February 22, 2010

Legislator: Disabled Kids Are God's Punishment

Virginia — State Delegate Bob Marshall of Manassas says disabled children are God's punishment to women who have aborted their first pregnancy.

"The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically. Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children," said Marshall, a Republican. "In the Old Testament, the first born of every being, animal and man, was dedicated to the Lord. There's a special punishment Christians would suggest."

Read More: God's Punishment

Crazy, yes, but just remember, this is the same guy who also said that:

*"We have no business passing this garbage out and making these co-eds chemical Love Canals for these frat house playboys in Virginia." (with regard to contraception)

*"It is as much a chain as ankle bracelets were to African-Americans in the 1860s in this state. It’s just invisible. But it is a chain of death that we’re not going to escape." (comparing the economic recovery package to slavery)

*"Sometimes incest is voluntary" (talking about abortion in the case of incest)

*"The woman becomes a sin-bearer of the crime, because the right of a child predominates over the embarrassment of the woman." (with regard to rape)


  1. I wonder what the Republican's deity Sarah Palin has to say about that comment... :P

  2. I don't think Palin would defend Marshall's comments Helena, considering the fact the she is somewhat "disabled" herself.