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Rape Is Rape ACTION

Society & Culture  (tags: law, crime, rape, FBI )

- 1542 days ago -
It's high time for a change. For rape survivors, a modern definition of rape at the federal level would acknowledge, once and for all, that rape is rape--and that the stories and experiences of all rape survivors count.

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Carol H. (229)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 6:44 am
signed and noted, thanks Nancy

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 6:50 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!

Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:00 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Dandelion G. (383)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:23 am
How the people of this Country got to this point is beyond me. Thank you for posting this.

Jen S. (119)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:53 am
Signed! And forwarded. Thanks, Nancy!

linda b. (186)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:53 am
It's not only hapening in the US it's happening here too, rape is rape no matter what and no means no. Signed thanks Nancy.

Ana Marija R (200)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:56 am
i agree with Linda B.
Gladly S@N
thank you, Nancy

Jen S. (119)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 8:19 am
This cynical attempt to re-define rape is yet another crude attemtp by the far right to marginalize the entire gender, with the added result of making abortion more difficult than it already is for a rape victim. Rape does not require redefinition-ask any victim. It is utterly irelevant to the IRS, theorized to become the rape police. And no woman should EVER be placed in the position of meeting any standard of proof than that required for criminal prosecution. The country is being held hostage to a shrill, self-righteous minority, governed by extortion.

Esther Z. (96)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 9:16 am
It's sad we even have to do this petition and make people understand rape is a violent crime. Defining it any other way would be a farce and insult to all rape victims!

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 9:40 am

. (1)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 10:55 am
Already signed. Thank you Nancy.

Lisa Neste (743)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 11:44 am
Already signed this one, thanks Nancy!

Dave C. (235)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:08 pm
noted, signed, thanks. can't believe that in this day and age we still have to get others to understand this....

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:22 pm
Noted, signed and frustrated that this archaic definition is still used!

T B. (6)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:45 pm
It is absolutely ridiculous that a basic human right: not to be violated needs to be brought to the attention of our government before it will be properly validated.

Mary T. (185)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 1:41 pm
Already signed and shared this, Thanks Nancy.

Richard S. (27)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 1:49 pm
And we have the unmitigated audacity to lecture other countries about how they treat their women. Someday soon, maybe, we will progress to the 21st century, instead of the 1600's in this matter.

Linda Mills (104)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 2:09 pm
noted & signed with utmost thanks:)

ewoud k. (71)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 2:12 pm
already signed.

with a new, larger definition statistics will take an instant rise, maybe the FBI doesn't want to change the definition to keep figures low.

thanks for posting Nancy.

and yes, NO means NO.

Nicole Gorman (38)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:10 pm
Noted, signed and forwarded!

Craig/Criage Althage (25)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:58 pm
signed and noted, thanks for posting this.

Charlene Rush (2)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:37 pm
One can only imagine, how this attitude of RAPE would change, if _males_, were the ones being raped.
Perhaps, a year in prison, would revise their attitude.

Evelyn B. (79)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:55 pm
Noted And Signed Tks Nancy.

Danny M. (83)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 3:23 am
Signed and noted, thanks!

Krasimira B. (175)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 5:56 am
Signed and noted, thank you Nancy for posting.

Maryanne C. (111)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 7:06 am
signed and noted,thanks

. (0)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 8:16 am
Signed and emailed to my friends.

Carole K. (196)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 10:45 am
Signed. TY, Nancy! Can't believe I missed this one previously!!!!

Dotti Lydon (88)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 1:23 pm
Noted and signed. Right, Carole, can't believe I missed this one. I have a friend who send me petitions from and I do check there occasionally to see if there some that I have missed.

donald Baumgartner (5)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 1:34 pm

Alicia N. (87)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 4:30 pm
signed, thanks

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 6:23 pm
noted and signed

Joy Fowler (0)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 8:34 pm
great! all signed!

Scott E. (0)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 8:41 pm
idiots have finally been converted to people who acknowledge that rape is rape and MUST stop!

William Y. (54)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 8:55 pm
signed this back in June

Yvonne F. (176)
Friday July 22, 2011, 2:50 am
Just wished that women who actually have not been raped did not use this as a way of getting attention or money. In that way it would have a chance to be taken seriously. It is devistating for those women and children who actually have been raped. They need some severe help, which they do not get at present.

Akin Adelakun (21)
Friday July 22, 2011, 3:36 am

Susanne P. (18)
Friday July 22, 2011, 3:55 am

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Friday July 22, 2011, 5:19 am
Noted and signed

Helle H. (21)
Friday July 22, 2011, 12:58 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday July 22, 2011, 2:43 pm
Yes , it is a violent crime and there is no need to say any more or make amends............

HELEN V. (54)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:58 am

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 4:34 pm
If they are too dumb to know what rape is and what to do about it, then why are they in charge?
Signed. Thanks, dear. *cyber hug*

Cornelius McHugh (81)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:36 pm
Both signed.

Christia F. (158)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:48 pm

Rose Becke (295)
Monday July 25, 2011, 7:54 pm

Anis Kureshi (49)
Thursday July 28, 2011, 8:03 am
Signed thanks for sharing!

Juliette Claparede (42)
Friday July 29, 2011, 8:33 am
Noted and signed. Thank you !

Ira M. (211)
Tuesday August 2, 2011, 3:12 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!
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