August 24, 2012
The U.S. Capitol Police and the FBI are investigating threats against Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin, who has been widely condemned for a comment about “legitimate rape,” according to news reports.
Citing unnamed officials, St. Louis TV station KMOV says “multiple people have threatened rape and harm against Akin, his staff and family.”
An Akin spokesperson would not say whether the congressman is receiving additional security.
This article was posted: Friday, August 24, 2012 at 8:14 am
Tags: domestic news