Monday, August 20, 2012

Science in the U.S. Congress

The best detail about Congressman Todd Aiken's bizarre belief that raped women can't get pregnant --
Republican Congressman Todd Akin claimed this weekend that victims of "legitimate rape" don’t get pregnant, because, "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."
-- is that he sits on the House Science Committee.

1 comment:

leif said...

...proving yet again that many neocons appear to be allergic to not just science but, apparently, common sense. i won't go so far as to say republicans, though it crossed my mind.