Say Her Name: The Republican History of Dehumanizing Women with ‘The Accuser’

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Wondering why the President and Republicans keep referring to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as “the accuser” as if she has no name?

Republicans have a history of painting women as “accuser” instead of “victim.” They’ve even tried to make this law. Republican state Rep Bobby Franklin of Georgia wrote a bill in 2011 to change the language from “victim” to the more hostile “accuser” in rape, stalking and domestic violence cases. read more