Seems to me like Akin was trying to fit medical explanation into a soundbite. Not the best statement, but some are stretching it majorly.— Dana Loesch
Are people really claiming that a woman’s body can’t reject a pregnancy in cases of emotional or physical trauma? #wow #Biology101— Chris Loesch
I’m sticking by Akin! #IStandWithAkin #tcot #MOSen— Heidi Parson
#IStandWithAkin - Only in Obama’s America would liberals attack FREEDOM OF SPEECH so much. First @ChickfilA now Akin.. #smh— TeaPartyTony
Todd Akin is right: physical trauma of forcible rape can interfere w/ hormonal production, conception. http://t.co/BZngTdzO— Bryan Fischer
@MichelleMalkin Women who are raped are about 40% less likely to get pregnant than their peers who had unprotected, consensual sex.— Roxeanne de Luca
Poor phrasing, but if you watch the intv @ToddAkin meant to convey that there’s less chance of getting pregnant if raped.— davecatanese
Akin mixed up his words. He meant a womans body can reject a pregnancy due to a traumatic physical rape causing extreme bodily harm.— Sarah Goldstein
UPDATE: An earlier version of this item included one person whose tweet was not intended to convey agreement.
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