Todd Akin Saved Us From Bestiality In The Military

by Stuart Shapiro

From Progress Missouri:

Rep. Todd Akin on the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The Senate version of that bill…  They also had the legilization of bestiality, which is pretty weird. And so I’m on the House side of the negotiations on that, so we got rid of the bestiality thing….”

You’ll probably not be shocked to learn that Akin is wrong about this.

Personally, I am so impressed with Rep. Akin for standing up to the powerful pro-bestiality lobby.

About Stuart Shapiro

Stuart is a professor and the Director of the Public Policy program at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He teaches economics and cost-benefit analysis and studies regulation in the United States at both the federal and state levels. Prior to coming to Rutgers, Stuart worked for five years at the Office of Management and Budget in Washington under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush.

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