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TODD AKIN LEGITIMATE RAPE
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Robyn Faith Walsh
Dr. Walsh is Assistant Professor of the New Testament and Earl...
Early Christian texts weren't immune from playing the "woman card," either: But before we had such immediate and copious
Todd Akin Isn't Running For Senate After All
In 2012, Akin ran an unsuccessful Senate campaign and lost GOP support when he argued that it’s unlikely rape will result
Todd Akin Is Considering Another Senate Run
"If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let's assume maybe that didn't
Todd Akin: 'Bad Ideas' Lead People To Slavery And Poverty
"There's some ideas that leave people in bondage, in slavery, in poverty, in horrible conditions, and there's other ideas
Todd Akin: Policing Free Speech Will Turn U.S. Into North Korea
Akin: 'The Legitimate Doesn't Apply To Rape'
Todd Akin Won't Stop Talking About Legitimate Rape
Two years after his comments about "legitimate rape" former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) continues to make reference to the term.
Todd Akin: Hillary Clinton 'De-Legitimized The Legitimate Claims' Of A Rape Victim
"In the process, she de-legitimized the legitimate claims of the 12-year-old victim and then slandered the victim to justify
The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring
Freelance writer, storyteller and journalist
We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
Todd Akin On 'Legitimate Rape' Comments: 'Of Course' I Regret Them (VIDEO)
"I've relived that moment many, many times," he said. Akin reflected on that element of the campaign Thursday night as well
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'Law & Order: SVU': 'Legitimate Rape' Argument Used Against Pregnant Rape Victim (VIDEO)
The case proved particularly close to home for Benson, who hinted that her own conception might have been due to similar
Phil Gingrey Changes His Mind On High-Capacity Magazines, Support For Todd Akin
If Gingrey wants to beat Price to Rove's millions, he's got to come correct, and so he's rethinking what he said about Akin's
Celeste Greig Rape Remarks Prompt Petition Calling For Resignation Of Top California Republican
Akin's comments were repudiated by women's advocacy groups, progressive organizations and doctors alike, as studies have
Celeste Greig, California Republican, Claims Pregnancy From Rape Is Rare
"That was an insensitive remark," Greig said. "I'm sure he regretted it. He should have come back and apologized." Celeste
Todd Akin Criticizes Karl Rove-Backed Conservative Victory Project
Rove also defended the project last week, telling Fox News that candidates like Akin do not represent the best of what the
Mitch McConnell Had Previously Floated Karl Rove Idea To Target Weak Tea Party Candidates
Asked if Law had talked to McConnell about the concept of the Victory Project, Collegio responded by citing a statement Law
GOP Rep.'s Rape-Abortion Law Loses Sight of Rape Victims
We shouldn't be putting women into the position where the crime against them is considered to be more or less valid depending on whether they carry their baby to term. Whether a rape results in pregnancy is irrelevant to the fact that a rape occurred and is punishable by law.
Message to GOP: Ban the Term "Legitimate Rape"
Attorney and Blogger
Like a painful canker sore that never seems to go away, thoughtless political dialogue continues to fester and foil rational discourse of important issues of the day. For Republicans, a prime example is the perfunctory use of the idiotic term "legitimate rape."
Phil Gingrey Defends Todd Akin's Rape Comment: 'He's Partly Right'
Gingrey also defended Mourdock, who said in October that he opposes legal abortion without an exception for rape victims
Todd Akin Pushes 'License To Bully' Anti-Gay Bill In Final Days As Congressman
In August, while speaking against abortions, Akin said "if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut
Republicans Plan To Prevent Another Todd Akin
Read their lips: no more Todd Akins. In the wake of the GOP’s Election Day beatdown, influential Republican senators say
Rand Paul Featured In Robocall For Todd Akin
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is getting some last-minute support from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the libertarian-leaning son of Rep
Abortion Is a Medical Procedure
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It is no one's business what reason a woman chooses to have an abortion, no woman should be defined by having one, or have her character called into question because she has had one, and under no circumstances, should she ever be asked
she had one.
Claire McCaskill Cracks Todd Akin Joke At Campaign Event
With less than a week to go before the election, Sen. Claire McCaskill made her rounds today in Arnold and South County. Read
Todd Akin Gets Fresh National Republican Funding For Advertising
“The NRSC is refusing to say whether they provided several hundred thousand dollars to the Missouri Republican Party to support
The Elephant in the Living Room
Executive Director, MomsRising*
Protection from rape, and the ramifications of rape, is at the core of what's needed for true gender equality. Any policy that stands in the way of that basic protection stands in the way of girls and women. It's that simple.
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