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Tell Congress: Stop the Bill That Protects Rapists ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, rape, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, congress, abuse )

- 39 days ago -
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 )

- 104 days ago -
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 )

- 124 days ago -
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 )

- 246 days ago -
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 )

- 349 days ago -
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 )

- 449 days ago -
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 )

- 532 days ago -
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 )

- 682 days ago -
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 )

- 840 days ago -
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 )

- 890 days ago -
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 )

- 926 days ago -
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 )

- 1182 days ago -
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!
Tell Rep. Todd Akin: Stop Lying About Rape ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, protection, rape, Todd Akin, family, babies, ignorance, ethics, health, crime, republicans )

- 1196 days ago -
Congressman Todd Akin, a member of the House and a Tea Party Republican Senate nominee, said that survivors of "legitimate rape" have biological defenses against pregnancy:
Tell Your Senators How You Feel About Their Vote on Preventing Violence Against Women ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, republicans, women's rights, ethics, women, family, violence, US, violence, rape, protection )

- 1309 days ago -
Yesterday the Senate approved the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (S. 1925) without any weakening amendments, by a vote of 68-31. AAUW applauds the Senate's action, which builds on the success of previous reauthorizations and addresses the need
Prosecute Rape In The Military ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rape, Congress, military, abuse )

- 1458 days ago -
It's time to take our message directly to the halls of Congress so we can build support for the STOP Act -- The Sexual Assault Training Oversight and Prevention Act -- Rep. Jackie Speier's legislation to directly address this problem.

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