todd akin legitimate rape
For some the preservation and continuity of what Hobsbawm calls "a suitable historic past" is more important than reality
"If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let's assume maybe that didn't
While it's uncertain whether Akin will run for the Senate again, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D) has already
Former Missouri congressman Todd Akin said Friday that he is a proponent of weeding out "bad ideas" that, in his view, keep
Akin, who is making the media rounds to promote his book Firing Back, suggested that criticism Will and himself had endured
"The legitimate doesn't apply to rape," Akin said. Watch Akin's comments on HuffPost Live above. Akin also shared what he
Two years after his comments about "legitimate rape" former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) continues to make reference to the term.
Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), who made a claim about "legitimate rape" that brought his 2012 Senate run to a halt, hurled
We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
Immediate backlash ensued, with Republicans urging Akin to drop out of the Senate race. But he chose to stay in, vowing in
See which headline is ripped next on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on NBC. TV Replay scours
As you can see, Gingrey is walking back in two different directions. Gingrey now says that his previous openness to a ban
On Monday, advocacy group the Courage Campaign said it will deliver over 28,000 signatures calling for Greig's immediate
Celeste Greig leads the California Republican Assembly, which former President Ronald Reagan once called "the conscience
Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) took a swipe at Karl Rove's latest venture on Wednesday, blasting the Republican strategist's
Asked if Law had talked to McConnell about the concept of the Victory Project, Collegio responded by citing a statement Law
We shouldn't be putting women into the position where the crime against them is considered to be more or less valid depending on whether they carry their baby to term. Whether a rape results in pregnancy is irrelevant to the fact that a rape occurred and is punishable by law.
Like a painful canker sore that never seems to go away, thoughtless political dialogue continues to fester and foil rational discourse of important issues of the day. For Republicans, a prime example is the perfunctory use of the idiotic term "legitimate rape."
“Mourdock basically said, 'Look, if there is conception in the aftermath of a rape, that’s still a child, and it’s a child
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) lost to Democrat Claire McCaskill in November and will soon leave the House of Representatives. Before