Todd Akin Rape

Tom Smith, GOP Senate Candidate: Pregnancy From Rape Similar To ‘Having a Baby Out Of Wedlock’ [Video]
August 27th, 2012

Tom Smith, the Republican challenging Sen. Bob Casey’s seat, suggested that having a child out of wedlock was analogous to rape.

Elections 2012: Paul Ryan Responds To Todd Akin, Clarifies Abortion Position: ‘Rape Is Rape’
August 22nd, 2012

Rep. Paul Ryan explained his stance on abortion Wednesday for the first time since Rep. Todd Akin’s controversial comments about “legitimate rape.”

Todd Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Remarks Threaten to Engulf Romney’s Campaign [Video]
August 21st, 2012

The questions of rape and abortion are threatening to engulf Mitt Romney’s preparations for the Republican party convention after the controversial right-wing Senate candidate Todd Akin refused to resign for his remarks on “legitimate rape”.

Republicans Push Todd Akin to Quit Senate Race Over Rape Comments
August 20th, 2012

Senior Republicans on Monday pushed their candidate in the Missouri Senate race, congressman Todd Akin, to quit over his remarks about rape.

Todd Akin on Abortion: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant [Video]
August 19th, 2012

Missouri Republican Rep. and Senate nominee Todd Akin said in an interview Sunday that in the case of what he called “legitimate rape,” the “female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”