I believe in free enterprise. I don’t think the government should be telling people what you pay and what you don’t pay. I think it’s about freedom.

– Missouri Rep. Todd Akin • Explaining his decision to vote against the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, intended to close the gap between men and women’s average salary, during a town hall meeting last week. Akin found himself in the national spotlight last month after telling constituents that the female body could prevent pregnancies during case of “legitimate rape”. Something tells us that he won’t be winning back many supporters with this line either. source (via shortformblog)

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