Some Republican activists on social media platforms, perhaps going through a similar calculation, are calling on Mr. Akin to withdraw from the race. An effort to replace a candidate on the ballot would create controversy of its own, potentially including legal challenges. But if the swing against Mr. Akin in the polls is 10 percentage points or more, it might be an avenue Republicans would need to consider if they want to maximize their chances of taking over the seat. New York Times blog
The rumor is that the Republican party is going to push him out by the deadline on Tuesday (after Tuesday they can't put anyone new to run in his place).
I think this guy's career just ended. Such a pity.
if you believe that, you are in need of some serious psychiatric help
She later released a statement condemning her rival as "ignorant about the emotional and physical trauma brought on by rape."
“The ideas that Todd Akin has expressed about the serious crime of rape and the impact on its victims are offensive," she continued
From what I have read, pregnancy resulting from rape only happens about 5% of the time, but that is still to many.
5% of anything can be considered rare.
they guy made a statement of fact and he is either right or he is wrong on the facts. there is no place for offense in the examination of truth.