Todd Akin

 

Where do Republicans stand on abortion exemption?

by Suevon Lee, ProPublica, Aug. 21, 2012, 4:41 p.m.   A Missouri congressman’s startling remarks about “legitimate rape” and pregnancy have set off a torrent of criticismfrom his fellow Republicans as well as from Democrats. And the episode has made the abortion issue an unwelcome focus for GOP candidates nationwide. Key leaders in the Republican [...]

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Consent and conception

Dr. Susan Greenfield looks at comments made by Representative Todd Akin and analyzes the historical precedent of these ideas.

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