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Kirk Cameron: Todd Akin Is “A Very Good Man”

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Kirk Cameron, noted Christian and pro-life advocate, recently spoke up for Missouri Congressman Todd Akin regarding the backlash he’s received since using the term “legitimate rape” and making the assertion that a woman’s body has the ability to “shut down” a pregnancy which is the result of rape.

“I’m not his political strategist, thank God,” Cameron said. “But I do know, as I’ve sat to actually watch the video — I’ve learned to actually go watch it and not just read the transcripts and the quotes–and clearly, this is a man who is advocating the sanctity of life, through and through. He said he misspoke, and he apologized for it. I like to evaluate people based on their entire life, their entire career, all they stand for … I believe he’s a very good man. He’s now in a very difficult spot.”

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Cameron is making the rounds on talk shows to promote his new documentary, “Monumental”, which is about government and religion and happens to feature Akin. His comments are receiving some backlash of their own, although not nearly as strong as the retaliation created when he spoke up about gay marriage.

Kirk Cameron: Todd Akin Is “A Very Good Man”
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  • http://Trenchpress.com Trenchpress

    Yes real rape getting raped for real, fake rape saying you were raped when it was consequential.

    1999 Journal of Medicine backs Todd Akin’s claim that Rape Pregnancies Are Rare?
    http://trenchpress.com/?p=17517

    “In an average population, the miscarriage rate is about 15 percent. In this case we have incredible emotional trauma. Her body is upset. Even if she conceives, the miscarriage rate will be higher than in a more normal pregnancy. If 20 percent of raped women miscarry, the figure drops to 450 (or 740).””

    “”Finally, factor in what is certainly one of the most important reasons why a rape victim rarely gets pregnant, and that’s physical trauma. Every woman is aware that stress and emotional factors can alter her menstrual cycle. To get and stay pregnant a woman’s body must produce a very sophisticated mix of hormones.””

    “Akin suggested that the emotional trauma of a rape creates some sort of natural birth control reflex in a woman’s body. He does not say pregnancies never occur, but in fairness he does not acknowledge that fact either.””

  • Mabel

    Cameron defended the man not the comment. See the interview and he clearly states that Akin is a good man with good values who made the wrong comments for which Akin should apologize or explain himself. But press is making an scandal out of it, as usual

  • Joe Blow

    Kirk Cameron is a jerkoff and his mother is a whore!!!

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