Todd Akin (R-MO) is departing the House at the end of this year, but he's trying to force some of his odious anti-gay rhetoric into law before h...
Todd Akin (R-MO) is departing the House at the end of this year, but he's trying to force some of his odious anti-gay rhetoric into law before he goes.
Earlier this year, he proposed an amendment to the defense budget that would create a "license to bully" for military personnel, essentially guaranteeing that anybody who has a problem with LGBT people can't be disciplined for it, even if they're engaging in blatant discrimination or harassment."*
Now that Todd Akin- legendary for his complete lack of knowledge on women's health- is on his way out of office, he has one last bill proposal: a license to bully gays in the military.
Should we be surprised? Is Akin letting his true colors show now that he's ousted? Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, and Ben Mankiewicz (Host, Turner Classic Movies) break it down.
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