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Rape rarely leads to pregnancy, says another Republican

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 11:14

Now, another Republican has sparked a row saying pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman`s body is traumatized by the violence.

Go f**k yourself: GOP Senate hopeful to reporter

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 14:45

A Republican Senate candidate from Washington, Michael Baumgartner, was asked to clarify his position on abortion.

Romney ‘agreed on almost everything’ with Willke

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 13:41

Dr Jack Willke, a prominent anti-abortion campaigner, claimed to be an authority on the theory espoused by Todd Akin.

Rape is rape, period end of story: Paul Ryan

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 12:56

Todd Akin recently sparked outrage by saying it was ‘really rare’ that women who were raped became pregnant.

US: Barack Obama says Akin ‘missed science class’

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 11:26

US President Barack Obama has mocked Republican lawmaker Todd Akin over his offensive definition of ‘legitimate rape’.

Todd Akin stays in Senate race despite ‘legitimate rape’ remarks

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 12:50

Republican Todd Akin, who came under fire for his offensive definition of ‘legitimate rape’, refused to drop out of Senate race amid mounting pressure.

Obama slams `offensive` remarks, insists: `Rape is rape`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 10:37

US President Barack Obama termed Todd Akin`s remarks as offensive and insisted that a "rape is a rape" and there can be no differentiation in it.

Outrage over US Republican`s rape comment

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 11:33

A US lawmaker has sparked outrage by claiming that victims of ‘legitimate rape’ rarely get pregnant.