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Dean Saxton (left), a junior studying classics and religious studies, preaches about rape at Heritage Hill on Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: wildcat.arizona.edu)

Student Brings ‘You Deserve Rape’ Sign To Campus Before Assault Awareness Event

A University of Arizona student sparked controversy when he brought a sign that said “You Deserve Rape” to the school’s campus in the hours leading up to a rape and sexual assault awareness event.

04/25/2013

File photo of a gavel in front of a judge.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Female Utah Teacher, Coach Accused Of Raping Girl

A Utah woman who taught and coached girls’ basketball at a high school is accused of raping a female student.

04/24/2013

File photo of the Circus-Circus hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Saudi Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty On Vegas Hotel Rape Charge

A Saudi Arabia air force sergeant stood in shackles Wednesday in a Nevada courtroom and pleaded not guilty to abducting and raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year’s Eve.

02/13/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Mexico Bill Would Make Abortion After Rape An Evidence Tampering Crime

Women’s rights groups and Democrats condemned a New Mexico Republican’s proposal on Thursday that they say could lead to felony charges against rape victims seeking an abortion, but the legislator maintained her measure was being misrepresented.

01/25/2013

Barack Obama campaigns in Virginia (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and Lying

From being deceitful on Romney’s actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.

10/19/2012

Roger Rivard (Credit: rivardforassembly.com)

Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women

“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.

10/11/2012

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Man Shot Neighbor Because He ‘Telepathically Raped’ His Wife

Local man Michael Selleneit, who faces charges in relation to shooting his neighbor after claiming the man telepathically raped his wife, has been declared competent to stand trial by a judge on Thursday.

09/28/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.

09/27/2012

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