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Old 10-03-2012, 10:15 AM   Topic Starter
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Todd Akin: Still legally retarded re abortion

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It turns out that Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment might not be the most inaccurate and stupid statement of the Missouri Representative's career. In a 2008 speech on the House floor, Rep. Akin said (emphasis mine):

"You find that along with the culture of death go all kinds of other law-breaking: Not following good sanitary procedure, giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant, cheating on taxes, all these kinds of things."

"All of these things are common practice," Akin continued, "but all of that information is available for America."

Just think about that for a second. "Abortions to women who are not actually pregnant." Absolutely mindboggling.

He also compared abortion to slavery.

"There will be a day - just as there is today, where people say, 'Who would ever support slavery?'" Akin said. "In the future, there will be a day when men will say, 'Who would have ever supported something so un-American as abortion?"

Really makes his "ladylike" comment seem not so bad, huh? Just a reminder, Todd Akin is the Republican Senate candidate in Missouri, a candidate that "mainstream" Republicans are supporting.
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