We wish we were making this one up. But Todd Akin publicly stated that he opposes abortion in all cases — even rape and incest — because the female body can shut down pregnancy in the case of a "legitimate rape."
This offensive and ill-informed rationale is just another component of Akin's anti-women agenda. He also thinks many forms of contraception — including the pill — should be illegal and voted against equal pay for equal work.
Missouri needs a Senator who has a proven track record of fighting for women. Join Claire McCaskill's campaign today.