Rep. Akin told to resign after ‘Rape’ abortion commentAugust 20, 2012 No Comments
August 20, 2012 / MariaNews.com
Rep. Akin told to resign after ‘Rape’ abortion comment
Akin, a six-term GOP congressman, is challenging Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill for her seat. His chances looked fairly sunny — up until he told an interviewer with Fox affiliate KTVI that a woman’s body can typically prevent pregnancy during a “legitimate rape,” as he argued against allowing abortions in cases of rape, claiming such pregnancies are uncommon in the first place.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/20/rep-akin-rape-comment-draws-widespread-gop-criticism-call-to-exit-senate-race/#ixzz248cSfcAX
Fact: Pregnancy resulting from rape = less than 1% of all pregnancy’s – check it here.
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