Tag: rape victims

Note to lawmakers: Rape does result in pregnancy

[Content note for rape.]

This appears to be a tough one.

The whole thing about how rape does result in pregnancy.

(I’m guessing that has something to do with a lack of comprehensive sex education. That’s why it’s important, y’all.)

But lawmakers, officially, for the record, in case it comes up in the future and you absolutely can’t resist your better judgment not to talk about it: Rape does result in pregnancy.

With “significant frequency,” according to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

VLOGGING – Campus Rape Exaggerated?

After a stupidly long hiatus (entirely the fault of our editor being AWOL, because of a new job), we’re back with a new episode – and this time it’s a topic from the headlines. Now that campus rape in the U.S. is finally getting the attention it deserves from media and federal investigators, the usual pro-rape lobbyists are stepping up their efforts to stop the oh-so-ghastly spectre of rape prevention, claiming that campus rape is way overblown by feminist propaganda

Greatest Hits: When Pro-Life Policies Dominate

I was going through our archives and stumbled across this post, which I think is pretty relevant given recent discussions. I would say “enjoy,” but… ________________________ When Pro-Life Policies Dominate One columnist at the Demoines Register takes a look at…

Greatest Hits: When Pro-Life Policies Dominate

Originally posted on November 7, 2006. One columnist at the Demoines Register takes a look at Ethiopia, where abortion is illegal and 30 percent of maternal deaths result from botched illegal procedures. In almost the entire continent, ending a pregnancy…

The Rape of Mr. Smith

via Tyra (whose blog I, the bad blog-reader, just discovered — but it’s fantastic, go check it out) in the comments of the Feminist Rape Apologists post: The law discriminates against rape victims in a manner which would not be…

When “Pro-Life” Policies Dominate

One columnist at the Demoines Register takes a look at Ethiopia, where abortion is illegal and 30 percent of maternal deaths result from botched illegal procedures. In almost the entire continent, ending a pregnancy without some extenuating circumstances is illegal.…

Rape as a war tactic in Africa

via Pandagon, I came across this transcript of an investigation into the rape of women and girls in Africa. The level of everyday violence here in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been simply unfathomable over the last several…

Sexual Assault Survivor Jailed

“For her own safety.” Where, you ask? Surely Saudi Arabia, or Afghanistan, or Iran. Right? It must be. I mean, only those backwards countries do things like imprison rape victims. Try Akron, Ohio. A 14-year-old Ohio girl has been jailed…

Harsh Words for Holy Joe

From Lowell Weicker, the guy who lost his seat to Lieberman in 1988. I’m sure he’ll draw charges of sour grapes because of that, but he does disdain so very, very well. The majority of Democrats say they support Sen.…