Steve King - - a Member of Congress (read: national policy-maker) from Iowa, said he was unaware that statutory rape can lead to pregnancy.
The independent, non-profit and esteemed Guttmacher Institute on family planning cited this data - - yes, I know, some of that stupid science King's pal Cong. Todd Akin can access on the House Science Committee - - in 1996:
Recent studies indicate that at least half of all babies born to minor women are fathered by adult men.1In Nevada, the figure was higher:
In Nevada 70% of the babies born to teen mothers are fathered by adult men (2004 Nevada Vital Statistics).