Tag Archives: Todd Akin

Romney, the GOP platform and why this isn’t about Todd Akin

Tweet Image via Choose Ryan Lose Choice. As Todd Akin released a really terrible video apology this morning about his “legitimate rape” remarks and Republicans (including Romney) try to distance themselves from the Missouri senatorial candidate, other striking facts have come to light that reminds us what this issue is really about. Just yesterday, the [...]
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Every woman’s reason is unique: Why rape exceptions and abortion stereotypes are harmful

TweetOne super important conversation that’s come out of uproar over Rep. Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment is how rape exceptions are total bullshit anyway. Irin Carmon explains: But when progressives cede the moral center to the rape exception, they are implicitly buying into the idea that some reasons to have abortions are more justified than others [...]
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