Todd Akin

GOP Activist Says Pregnancies Rare In Rape Cases Due To Trauma The president of the California Republican Assembly says pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman's body is traumatized by the violence.
Opinion: Ballots Full Of WomenWhile Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and LyingFrom being deceitful on Romney's actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.
Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women"Some girls rape easy." Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour ContinuesRomney might say he won't restrict a woman's right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I'm with you, but I'm running for president for Pete's sake.
Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip AwayAfter Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
NorCal Congressional Candidate Backs Off Claims About AbortionsRepublican congressional candidate Doug LaMalfa is backing off a claim that he made that women who have abortions are more likely to get cancer.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman Akin's comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
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