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No More Rape Apologists--Denounce Richard Black! - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, NRCC, Richard Black, Congress, rape, domestic violence, crime, republicans )

- 1431 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 )

- 1588 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 )

- 1639 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 )

- 1675 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 )

- 1931 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 )

- 1945 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 )

- 2058 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 )

- 2207 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.
Woman 2 - Thugs 0
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, gun laws, victims, rape, home invasion, crime, concealed carry, concealed weapons permit, brady act, americans, government, media, violent crime, murder, home security, weapons in the home )

- 2702 days ago -
Numerous studies show having a concealed-carry permit, having a firearm and the ability to use one, has thwarted crime without the firearm ever having been fired," she said. "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: LIES, abuse, rape, marriage, law, shariah law, health, children, child, government, society, culture, females, slaves, US )

Dr Kathi
- 2927 days ago -
Under Shariah Law, slaves [including children, can be RAPED by their owner, under guise of marriage; excluding female slaves of wives, unless they give permission for their female slaves to be RAPED, then that is alright too.] RAPE is rape, period.
Holder Begins Review of Detainee-Abuse Allegations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holder, us, attorney general, ag, cia, waterboarding, drowning, rape, abuse, constitution, cheney, iraq, lies, mccain, military, terrorism )

- 3036 days ago -
"..........U.S. interrogators threatened terror suspects with handguns and an electric drill"..............."included a 2004 report by the CIA's Office of Inspector General, which noted.........inconsistent with...policy...human rights"
CIA Threats to Detainees' Families Exposed | World News | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: intimidation, torture, rape, threats, CIA, detainees )

- 3037 days ago -
An internal CIA reported published today reveals a host of incidents in which its interrogators went far beyond acceptable bounds, such as threats against family members, including hinting that an al-Qaida suspect's mother would be raped in front
Heritage Foundation Slams Anti-Child Rape Bill As "Overcriminalization"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Child Pornography, Child Prostitution, H.R. 3513, Heritage Foundation, Overcriminalization, Prevention And Deterrence Of Crimes Agai, Rape, Sex Trafficking, Conservatives, pedophilia, Radical Republicans, Politics News )

- 3048 days ago - harsh penalties on child sex offenders is an example of Big Government overreaching its authority in order to punish "trivial conduct," the Heritage Foundation reveals just how much the conservative movement has lost touch with American families.
Sign Petition: Help Sexually Assaulted Women in the Military Find Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, violence, rape, military, justice, culture, society, crime, safety, rights, sadness, government, americans, protection, treatment, safety, prevention )

- 3138 days ago -
Women in the military need protection. They are twice as likely to be raped as their civilian counterparts, and are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. Urge the Secretary of Veterans Affair to reform TRICARE.
Take Action: Be a Voice for Darfur
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, politics, government, ICC, Hague, Africa, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, starvation, extermination )

- 3209 days ago -
Tell Pres. Obama to keep his promise of "unstinting resolve" to end the genocide in Darfur through Protection of civilians from violence, starvation and disease; Sustainable peace for all Sudan; and Justice for victims and accountability for perpetrators.

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