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Lawmaker: Akin partly right on rape

Posted: January 12, 2013 at 4:01 a.m.

Two months after the issues of rape and abortion helped defeat two Republican Senate candidates, a veteran House Republican from Georgia reopened the subjects Friday, telling a group in suburban Atlanta that former Republican senatorial candidate Todd Akin of Missouri was “partially right” when he said that women do not become pregnant when raped.

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Front Section, Pages 7 on 01/12/2013

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