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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 lost his committee assignments after questioning how terms like “white supremacist” became offensive in an interview with The New York Times.
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Republican congressman Rep. Steve King of Iowa — a controversial figure even in his own party — questioned whether “there would be any population” without pregnancies from rape and incest at a Wednesday event in Iowa.

King, who is ardently anti-abortion, was arguing in favor of banning abortions without any exemptions for pregnancies that resulted from rape or incest in an address to the Westside Conservative Club.

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