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Now, another Republican has sparked a row saying pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman`s body is traumatized by the violence.
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A Republican Senate candidate from Washington, Michael Baumgartner, was asked to clarify his position on abortion.
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Dr Jack Willke, a prominent anti-abortion campaigner, claimed to be an authority on the theory espoused by Todd Akin.
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Todd Akin recently sparked outrage by saying it was ‘really rare’ that women who were raped became pregnant.
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US President Barack Obama has mocked Republican lawmaker Todd Akin over his offensive definition of ‘legitimate rape’.
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Republican Todd Akin, who came under fire for his offensive definition of ‘legitimate rape’, refused to drop out of Senate race amid mounting pressure.
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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.
Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 11:33
A US lawmaker has sparked outrage by claiming that victims of ‘legitimate rape’ rarely get pregnant.
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