Yesterday, in a statement to BuzzFeed, Todd Akin spokesman Rick Tyler said Akin's campaign stands by the congressman's eariler statements that he believes it is "common" for doctors to "give abortions to women who are not actually pregnant."
"There's ample evidence that abortion doctors on any number of occasions have deceived women into thinking that they're pregnant, and then collect money for a procedure that they don't perform," said Rick Tyler, a spokesperson for Akin's campaign. "And I say they don't perform it because obviously the women weren't pregnant."
I just... how do you logically explain this? Women who are not pregnant cannot receive an abortion. There is nothing to abort - no fetus, no embryo. The science! It will not allow it!
Planned Parenthood Public Affairs director Michelle Trupiano had this to say about Akin's latest unbelievable comments: