I was raped during my freshman year of college. To add to the burden, I got pregnant.
News archives suggest that Akin was frequently arrested protesting clinics in 1987.
Frightened little girl turned violent protective mother bear? What does Akin really believe about women?
Will Akin’s ties to radical anti-choice extremists be the final blow to his campaign?
Congressman Joe Walsh says abortions never save women’s lives. He’s wrong. Here’s one story out of many.
Has their ever been an election cycle where sexual assault has become such a political issue?
Hoping to boost himself back from his loss, Akin is trying to remind Missouri voters of McCaskill’s support of the Affordable Care Act.
Although the politician isn’t from her state, Watson Coleman believes Akin’s comments were harmful enough to deserve official condemnation.
When Rep. Todd Akin recently brought the phrase “legitimate rape” into political discourse, I was simply stunned. Yet his horrifying and dangerously ignorant assertion is, even after all these years, merely a bald-faced acknowledgment of what our rape culture has allowed to exist: the idea that women are only rarely “rape-raped.”
A new poll has Akin back ahead of McCaskill in the Missouri senate race. But does who commissioned it matter at all?