Posts tagged "Akin"

Seek balance, not fights

All of our anger is being directed at Representative Akin, but he is not the heart of the problem.  He just spoke the problem out loud; therefore he is taking the big fall. He is one of many who are misinformed, one of many who believe that they know what is best for women, one of... Read more »

Sex education and misinformation

The first headline I read today: Representative Todd Akin, the Republican Senate nominee from Missouri, provoked ire across the political spectrum on Sunday by saying that in instances of what he called “legitimate rape,” women’s bodies somehow blocked an unwanted pregnancy. Of course this is frightening for political reasons, but I’m not going for the... Read more »