Female Senator Slams Ignorant ‘Legitimate Rape’ Remark

  “A row has erupted in the US after a congressman said women’s bodies were naturally able to prevent pregnancy in the case of ‘legitimate rape’. Todd Akin, who is also running as Republican candidate for the Senate, made the comments in a TV interview to explain his strict views on abortion,” a BBC News online article wrote today. The BBC article continued with a statement from Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill who said it is ‘beyond comprehension that someone can be so ignorant about the emotional and physical trauma brought on by rape’. Read the full article here. | Raymond Matt, CFP, CLU, TEP, CHS

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