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8/20/12 at 11:48 PM 0 Comments

Abortion Statistics (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Congressman Todd Akin misspoke recently in an interview and said, "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." Akin's words may hurt him in the election but the point he was attempting to make is partly correct: very few abortions are performed for rape victims.

This infographic from Online for Life reports, "Less than 2% of women who've had an abortion became pregnant as a result of incest or rape."

Abortion Statistics
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