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Akin and His Critics

gsw Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 1:06 AM
Nope - now - she said she looked it up Probably got it from NARAL - or some left pundit that told her and all the rest of the conservative pundits what to think - not a one actually looked into the scientific studies currently going on about this matter - one study as current as 2012 - why did all the republicans gasp on cue?

Todd Akin would do his party and his country a service by stepping aside. The rest of the campaign will be dominated by this side issue, possibly denying Republicans a key Senate seat. To use the words "legitimate" and "rape" in the same phrase betrays a serious lack of judgment. Only about 1 percent of women undergoing abortions report that they were raped, according to the Alan Guttmacher Institute. One percent is not zero.

That much having been said, I must offer a mild dissent to the widespread view expressed by both Republicans and Democrats that what...