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Legitimate Rape Arguments

onewickedchick Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 9:29 AM
Thank you, you made my day. I have to confess, in my 20's I went to a NOW meeting and was saddened. Men were the enemy but I couldn't go there, all you have to do is watch 2 minutes of men storming the beach of normandy and realize how firggin lucky we are and how good men can be if we expect it and require it as females. This means conducting ourselves with dignity and making our choice well before the bedroom.
Todd Akin’s grossly irresponsible remarks about “legitimate rape” and conception have received much media attention. As well they should. The sheer weirdness of the remarks calls into question both his intelligence and his personal integrity. How could someone conclude logically that a rape victim’s body has the capacity to prevent conception in the wake of sexual assault? And why would someone assert that the conclusion had been supported by doctors with whom he had spoken? Clearly, Akin contrived the idea on the spot and then contrived the claim that there were doctors who had informed and/or supported his assertion. All of...