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Associated Press
Republican Richard Mourdock participates in Tuesday's debate.

Verbatim: Mourdock's words were distorted

Statement as issued Wednesday by the American Family Association of Indiana:

"It is unfortunate that some in the media and certain political leaders would take the heartfelt words of Richard Mourdock, which were based upon his belief that all life matters to God, and attempt to distort them. This appears to be a blatant effort to capitalize on a different controversy in another state that stalled the race of another Senate candidate. It is obvious what Richard Mourdock meant to convey. To imply that he believes God supports rape is nothing more than a cheap political stunt and a distraction in this tightly contested, and vitally important race impacting so many issues that could actually come before the US Senate."

Micah Clark, Executive Director, American Family Association of Indiana

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The attached Associated Press video contains his entire comment on the subject.

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