August 20, 2012 § 2 Comments
“First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”
- Todd Akin, Republican Congressman from Missouri, August 19, 2012
- Source: Fox2Now St. Louis (video)
- Context: Todd Akin is vehemently anti-abortion, and this has shown in his voting record. He is currently running for a seat on the Senate in Missouri.