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

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