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Scott Walker Calls On Todd Akin To Drop Out Of Missouri Senate Race

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has called on Todd Akin to drop out of the Missouri Senate race.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has called on Todd Akin to drop out of the Missouri Senate race.

Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin should drop out of the race after Akin made controversial comments about rape and pregnancy.

"Yes, he should step down. Those comments were ignorant at best and outrageous," Walker said during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Sturtevant.

Akin on Monday said he opposes abortion even in cases of rape because he, added, victims of "legitimate" rape can shut down their body's ability to get pregnant.

Read the whole story at Mount Pleasant Patch

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