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The Funniest, Most Frightening Video about ‘Legitimate Rape’ You’ll Ever See

On August 19, Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican representative from Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, told St. Louis television station KTVI-TV that women rarely become pregnant from rape. Akin said, “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” This resulted in an uproar from doctors, politicians, journalists, women, and anyone with basic knowledge of human anatomy.

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