Thursday, August 23, 2012
Rep. Todd Akin's ideas about rape date back to the colonial era - latimes.com
Rep. Todd Akin's ideas about rape date back to the colonial era - latimes.com: They did so for the same reasons as Akin — to affect abortion legislation. But by the 1980s, such discussions were centuries behind the times. A generation later, politicians embracing this rhetoric remain willfully ignorant and dangerously powerful.