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Did the GOP Throw Away a Pro-Life Senate Seat?

Terrence11 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 9:43 PM
As a police officer of 35 years, I can tell you that the term "legitimate rape" is "legitimate". It refers to a substantiated rape. This may seem cold or cruel but if you are over sensitive to feelings, you'll never get to the truth, which is what it's all about. In my experience, far more than half of reported rapes are false claims. There are a myriad of reasons; pick one. I understand that a reliable statistic with regard to the pregnancy rate following a "legitimate" forcible rape is about 1%. Can't be sure of the statistic as I cannot name it's source. I am sure of my experience.
prondeau Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 9:38 PM
Thank you for your insight...and service.
Andy372 Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 8:55 AM
Thank you for your perspective. Your experience with false reports agrees with mine after helping for a while at a crisis pregnancy center.

The pro-abortion ranks were absolutely jubilant about the mega-gaff made by Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican senate hopeful that was comfortably beating one of their own, Senator Claire McCaskill, in the swing state of Missouri. Akin tangled his words so badly in answer to an abortion question about exceptions for rape that he invented a nonsensical phrase: legitimate rape.

What Akin said was, “From what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare [the conceiving of a child during a rape]. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But...