Senate candidate's comments on rape stir outcry
Published 08/20/2012, The Jamestown Sun
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, a conservative Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, sparked a furor and earned a rebuke from Mitt Romney's campaign after saying in an interview broadcast Sunday that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in "a legitimate rape" and that conception is rare in such cases.Word count: 473
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