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Republican party is more concerned about billionaires avoiding capital gains tax than about women who have been raped

By Tom Streithorst  

Source: US Congress

Asked about his position on abortion in case of rape, a Republican Senate candidate told a television interviewer on Sunday that women who are raped generally don’t get pregnant. Representative Todd Akin said “It seems to me, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” I think what he is trying to say is that woman…

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