In this week’s episode of Vox and Friends, Jamelle Bouie, Patrick Caldwell, and Megan Carpentier of Raw Story discuss Todd Akin and the Republican Party’s increasingly draconian position on abortion and reproductive health.
Links discussed include:
- Republican Senate Nominee: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant—Talking Points Memo
- A Canard That Will Not Die: ‘Legitimate Rape’ Doesn’t Cause Pregnancy—The Atlantic
- GOP prepares tough anti-abortion platform—CNN
- What women really hear when men like Politico reporter Dave Catanese and Rep. Todd Akin say ‘legitmate rape’—The Raw Story
- Does ‘legitimate rape’-defining Missouri Rep. Todd Akin believe women are really ducks?—The Raw Story