President Barack Obama says he called a Georgetown law student who was labeled a “slut” by radio host Rush Limbaugh because he doesn’t want people who speak their mind about policy issues to be discouraged or attacked.

Asked to comment on Limbaugh’s apology, Obama says he doesn’t know “what’s in Rush Limbaugh’s heart.”

Limbaugh apologized to student Sandra Fluke, saying he shouldn’t have used the language he did and it was wrong.

Read more at Official Wire. By The Associated Press.

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