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God’s plan for rape victims

AHA Executive Director Roy Speckhardt tells us the Religious Right’s view on rape is simply wrong.

Many seem to think that Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” remarks placed him on the fringe of the Republican Party. In reality, he’s spent most of his career there.
It’s now widely known that Akin teamed up with Paul Ryan in 2…

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Embattled Missouri congressman and Republican senate nominee Todd Akin appeared on WallBuilders Live today with David Barton, where the two showered each other with praise. Barton recently appeared with Mike Huckabee on a Missouri Baptist Convention te…

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In an interview yesterday with Pittsburgh’s KDKA, Paul Ryan took the opportunity to stand behind his record of trying to force rape victims who get pregnant to give birth to their rapists’ children.

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The deadline to walk away from his Senate race passed 45 minutes ago, and Rep. Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin did not step down. What does this mean?

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Akin’s ‘legitimate rape’ reveals GOP hypocrisy and creates conundrum for Creationists

On Sunday, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) explained in an interview that women subject to “legitimate rape” have defenses to prevent pregnancy. The response, from both the left and the right–even some on the far right–has been overwhelmingly negative. But why is the right so distraught? And what does all this have to do with Creationism?

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Missouri Republican senate candidate and congressman Todd Akin is trying to run away from his claims that “legitimate rape” rarely leads to pregnancy, insisting that he “misspoke” while making “off-the-cuff remarks,” even though they were in an interview with a local reporter.

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U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), who is chair of the House Armed Forces Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, has been opening subcommittee meetings with Christian prayers.

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Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) and Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) appeared in a Coral Ridge Ministries documentary about the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, which they claim is covertly trying to weed faith out of public life. Coral Ridge Ministries is one of the leading proponents of Christian Reconstructionism / Dominionism.

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Last week, Brian first reported that in an interview on the made-up controversy surrounding NBC omitting “under God” from a broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin declared to the Family Research Council’s Tony …

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