One thing is clear — Rep. Todd Akin probably should be talking to a few more real medical doctors before speaking about issues he clearly understands very little about. Because no matter what your views are on abortion in America, your views on rape should be pretty clear cut if you’re not living in the 1950s.
Women do not asked to be raped. It doesn’t matter what kind of clothing a woman is wearing, or what she said or did beforehand. There are no cases of “legitimate” rape.
And there is nothing the human body does that says, “Oh, I’m being raped, I’d better ensure I don’t get pregnant from this.”
Only an ignorant, sad and sadly misinformed politician could somehow think these things — much less say them in a television interview during the time he’s trying to get elected to the U.S. Senate.
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