Todd Akin's "Legitimate Rape" Comment Sheds Light on Paul Ryan's Extreme Stance on Abortion

(Multimedia) Republicans are mounting increasing pressure on Missouri Rep. Todd Akin to end his bid to unseat Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill after he claimed that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of what he called "legitimate rape," a comment he later apologized for. The controversy is spilling in the presidential race due to Akin's close ties to Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan. In 2011, Ryan and Akin co-sponsored the No Taxpayer Funding for ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Aug 21, 2012 - 4:58 PM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Aug 22, 2012 - 9:04 AM PDT

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