Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) suggestion that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant sparked strong political reaction on both sides of the aisle.
The GOP Senate candidate running against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said he "misspoke" after sparking controversy, but the attempt to do damage control appeared to do little to quell the firestorm of criticism.
Below, a look at the outpouring of reaction to Akin's remarks: