Missouri Congressman Todd Akin is catching heat across the country after saying women’s bodies are able to prevent pregnancies in “a legitimate rape” situation and that conception is rare in such cases. A campaign spokesman said the congressman won’t be making public appearances Monday.
Congressman 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.
If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.
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