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"You Are a Warrior": Joe Biden Writes Moving Open Letter in Support of Stanford Rape Survivor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, rape, violence, ethics, crime, politics )

Beverly
- 108 days ago - rawstory.com
Vice President Joe Biden has written an open letter to the anonymous woman who was raped by former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner last year.
Protect Students Against Campus Sexual Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rape, violence, congress, ethics )

Beverly
- 108 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Increase protections for victims of campus assaults and increase penalties for colleges that mishandle cases.
Tell Congress: Stop the Bill That Protects Rapists ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, rape, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, congress, abuse )

Beverly
- 342 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Tell Congress: "Oppose legislation that hurts survivors and protects rapists. Vote against the so-called 'Safe Campus Act.'"
Huckabee Supports Denying Abortion To 10-Year-Old Rape Victim
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, children, human rights, rape, violence, politics, ethics, corruption, abuse, candidates )

Beverly
- 407 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is defending ParaguayâEUR(TM)s controversial decision to deny an abortion to a 10-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped by her stepfather.
Memo To Donald Trump: Here's What The Law Actually Says About Raping Your Spouse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, rape, Trump, Michael Cohen, law, crime, dishonesty, corruption, candidates, elections, ethics, politics, republicans, news, media )

Carrie
- 426 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Donald Trump may want to use some of his multi-billion dollar fortune to hire a better lawyer, as The DonaldâEUR(TM)s special counsel appears to have a very dated understanding of what constitutes rape. "You cannot rape your spouse," Trump lieutenant told ...
Lawmaker/Veteran Tells Story Of Her Own Rape And GOP Laughs At Her ~ VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, men, religion, Teresa Fedor, congress, politics, government, republicans, rape, dishonesty, freedoms, healthcare, news, media, abuse, ethics, democrats )

Carrie
- 548 days ago - youtu.be
Ohio state Rep. Teresa Fedor took the microphone as lawmakers were debating a bill that would ban abortions if there is a detectable heartbeat ~ as early as six weeks of pregnancy.
Tell Congress: Pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act Now! - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Beverly
- 652 days ago - action.kirstengillibrand.com
With untrained administrators, convoluted disciplinary proceedings and a culture that lays the blame on women - it is no wonder that so few college students report sexual assault. We have to take action now to change the culture and combat sexual assault.
Rampant Sexual Violence Against Women and Rape on College Campuses Across America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, cover-up, crime, freedoms, Rape, Violence against women, US Universities )

Eleonora
- 751 days ago - globalresearch.ca
One in five women report being a victim of sexual assault while studying at America's colleges and universities today. Another study determined that one in four college women have survived rape or attempted rape since age 14.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell The Washington Post: Fire George Will
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George Will, rape piece, rape, discipline, outrage, women's rights, news, politics, usa, dishonesty )

Cal
- 835 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Washington Post actually just published an opinion piece mocking sexual assault survivors and saying that women want to be raped. "Rape is real. No one wants to be a victim. Fire George Will."
No More Rape Apologists--Denounce Richard Black! - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, NRCC, Richard Black, Congress, rape, domestic violence, crime, republicans )

Angelika
- 985 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Richard Black, a candidate for Congress in Virginia, thinks that spousal rape should not be a crime, saying "when they're living together, sleeping in the same bed, she's in a nightie, and so forth."
Lakota Law Project ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lakota children, family, government, DSS, South Dakota, rape, abuse, money, corruption )

Nancy
- 1142 days ago - care2.com
Each year in South Dakota the state Department of Social Services (DSS) takes over 700 American Indian children away from their families and tribes. 90% of these children are put into non-Native foster homes and institutions...
7 Jaw-Droppingly Dumb Things Republicans Think About Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, science, war on women, climate change, lies, stupidity, abortion, rape, stem cells, evolution )

Lynn
- 1193 days ago - alternet.org
Masturbating fetuses is just the start. From trees causing global warming to fetuses in your Pepsi, here are some of the battiest things Republicans have said about science.
Congress: Stop Rape in the Military Now ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rape, military, sexual assault, laws, corruption, cover-up, americans )

Nancy
- 1229 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
These bills would fundamentally change the way the military handles rape cases and would be an enormous improvement over the current system. They would increase accountability and transparency by giving prosecutors and judges, not commanders, power over..
**PLEASE SIGN! ** Here We Go Again: Maryland Congressman Says 'Few Pregnancies' Result From Rape
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, lies, politics, propaganda, rape, rights, republicans, women )

Kit
- 1485 days ago - alternet.org
Another House Republican is raising eyebrows for suggesting that women who are raped are less likely to become pregnant -- just weeks after Rep. Todd Akin (R-MS) sparked controversy for his "legitimate rape" remark. Please sign!
 

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