Will’s most egregious sin may have been his “attacking and dismissing rape victims” but climate denialism and ethical lapses also dogged him
During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom Thursday, host Carol Costello pushed back against author Susan Patton’s attempts to both blame the victims of sexual abuse and frame the issue of rape and sexual violence as nothing more than failed hook ups.
During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, National Review writer Rich Lowry tried to assert that “attempted forced kissing” by men on young women didn’t count as sexual assault.
Another day, another new low reached by bottom-scraping conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. In this instance, Limbaugh justified rape culture by telling men that no really means yes.
Republicans seek to assuage the crime of rape by redefining it to prevent women from abortion services, claiming it is a blessing or legislating medical instrument rape to teach women their place.
President of the Calfiornia Republican Assembly, Celeste Greig, said pregnancies by rape are rare ‘because it’s an act of violence, because the body is traumatized.’
The response and support the Steubenville rapists are receiving is typical given the recent attacks on all American women at the hands of Republicans.
Because of the attention the Steubenville case has gotten, San Luis Obispo has launched a campaign to encourage the reporting of rape.
As Akin begs forgiveness for his words, not one Republican apologizes for the mountain of legislation that proves ‘legitimate rape’ is a GOP policy, not a gaffe.