Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA 11): Todd Akin Was “Partly Right” On Rape

Posted by | January 11, 2013 14:50 | Filed under: Top Stories

An actual ob-gyn steps in it:

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) said that former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) was “partly right” regarding Akin’s remarks — which were proven untrue by doctors — about women being able to prevent pregnancy if they are raped.

Speaking at a suburban-Atlanta chamber of commerce breakfast, Gingrey also said that he’s been an OB-GYN since 1975 and tells infertile couples “all the time” to just “relax” in order to conceive, according to The Marietta Daily Journal.

Um, no, Congressman, that’s not the same thing…

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.

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