US Senate candidate's comments on rape stir outcry
Published 08/20/2012, Associated Press
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 that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in “a legitimate rape” and that conception is rare in such cases.Word count: 500
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