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Missouri congressman: Pregnancy from rape is 'really rare'

There are 25 comments on the Boston Herald story from Aug 19, 2012, titled Missouri congressman: Pregnancy from rape is 'really rare'. In it, Boston Herald reports that:

Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the conservative Republican U.S. Senate candidate, said in a television interview that it is "really rare" for women to become pregnant when they are raped.

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Robert

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#21 Aug 20, 2012
He is probably right saying it is rare for women to get pregnant from a rape, the reason is because it is standard procedure to offer the morning after pill which is considered the same as the sin of abortion among some of the warped republicans trying to shove their version of religion down women s throats.
Austinite

Austin, TX

#22 Aug 20, 2012
Well, there is truth to that in that roughly 10% of the rape victims become pregnant as a result of the rape.
Bottom line here is that 10% is 10% too much and a woman should not be forced to bear the child from the rapist.
Fred

United States

#23 Aug 20, 2012
how does he know this ?

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#24 Aug 20, 2012
further to the conversation, Paul Ryan has redefined rape.
it now needs to be "forcible"
which translates to, if you were drugged and raped, then you weren't actually raped because it wasn't forced.
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wait.
does that make sense?

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#25 Aug 20, 2012
Fred wrote:
how does he know this ?
Akin says he "heard it from doctors."

Missouri should lift the licenct to practice of any MD who told this fool this.

But, I suspect, he is just a liar. Probably a Lying neo-conservative or tea-bagger, as they all Lie as they breathe.

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