Todd Akin's 8 Arrests at Abortion Clinics

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Date Originated: November of 2012
Categories: Abortion, Todd Akin, Planned Parenthood & Women
Akin is a longtime pro-life activist and former member of the board of Missouri Right to Life. He was arrested for trespass at least eight times between 1985 and 1988 while demonstrating against abortion in front of abortion clinics in Illinois and Missouri. He has said the protests were peaceful and he would not apologize for standing up for his beliefs. At the time of the arrests, he was using the name "William Akin"; after that period, when he ran for political office, it was as "Todd Akin".
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_Akin#Early_life.2C_education.2C_and_business_career
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