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Lawmaker says low rate of pregnancy from rape

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., later sought to clarify his remark, saying he intended to say that later-term abortions linked to pregnancies caused by rape are infrequent. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, where...