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Inside the Convention: Questioning Republicans on Abortion, “Legitimate Rape” and Role of Government

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On the floor of the Republican National Convention, Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman speaks with two delegates and Republican Rep. Peter King of New York about a number of issues: The firestorm surrounding the comments on “legitimate rape” by Missouri senate hopeful Todd Akin; the shape of federal abortion policy under a Romney-Ryan White House; and the merits of the GOP’s “We Built It” slogan just as government-backed rebuilding projects are protecting New Orleans from devastating flooding during Hurricane Isaac. [Transcript to come. Check back soon.]

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