Skip To Content
BuzzFeed News Home Reporting To You

Utilizamos cookies, próprios e de terceiros, que o reconhecem e identificam como um usuário único, para garantir a melhor experiência de navegação, personalizar conteúdo e anúncios, e melhorar o desempenho do nosso site e serviços. Esses Cookies nos permitem coletar alguns dados pessoais sobre você, como sua ID exclusiva atribuída ao seu dispositivo, endereço de IP, tipo de dispositivo e navegador, conteúdos visualizados ou outras ações realizadas usando nossos serviços, país e idioma selecionados, entre outros. Para saber mais sobre nossa política de cookies, acesse link.

Caso não concorde com o uso cookies dessa forma, você deverá ajustar as configurações de seu navegador ou deixar de acessar o nosso site e serviços. Ao continuar com a navegação em nosso site, você aceita o uso de cookies.

8 People Who Think Todd Akin Had A Point About Biology, Rape

Reporter, radio host, and others stand behind Rep. Todd Akin's views on women being less likely to get pregnant through rape.

Posted on August 20, 2012, at 7:13 p.m. ET

1.

Seems to me like Akin was trying to fit medical explanation into a soundbite. Not the best statement, but some are stretching it majorly.

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

2.

Are people really claiming that a woman's body can't reject a pregnancy in cases of emotional or physical trauma? #wow #Biology101

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

3.

I'm sticking by Akin! #IStandWithAkin #tcot #MOSen

I'm sticking by Akin! #IStandWithAkin #tcot #MOSen-- Heidi Parson

4.

#IStandWithAkin - Only in Obama's America would liberals attack FREEDOM OF SPEECH so much. First @ChickfilA now Akin.. #smh

#IStandWithAkin - Only in Obama's America would liberals attack FREEDOM OF SPEECH so much. First @ChickfilA now Akin.. #smh-- TeaPartyTony

5.

Todd Akin is right: physical trauma of forcible rape can interfere w/ hormonal production, conception. http://t.co/BZngTdzO

Todd Akin is right: physical trauma of forcible rape can interfere w/ hormonal production, conception. http://t.co/BZngTdzO-- Bryan Fischer

6.

@MichelleMalkin Women who are raped are about 40% less likely to get pregnant than their peers who had unprotected, consensual sex.

@MichelleMalkin Women who are raped are about 40% less likely to get pregnant than their peers who had unprotected, consensual sex.-- Roxeanne de Luca

7.

Poor phrasing, but if you watch the intv @ToddAkin meant to convey that there's less chance of getting pregnant if raped.

Poor phrasing, but if you watch the intv @ToddAkin meant to convey that there's less chance of getting pregnant if raped.-- davecatanese

8.

Akin mixed up his words. He meant a womans body can reject a pregnancy due to a traumatic physical rape causing extreme bodily harm.

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.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.