Republican Congressman Backs Akin's 'Legitimate Rape' Comments: 'He's Partly Right'

From ThinkProgress Fri Jan 11 2013, 16:04:58

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) defended former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)'s claim that women who are victims of a "legitimate rape" can't get pregnant. Speaking to the Marrietta Daily Journal, Gingrey stuck by Akin's distinction between "legitimate" and "illegitimate rapes": And in Missouri, Todd Akin ... was asked by a local news source about rape and [...]

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