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  • Orange County judge’s rape remarks mirror Todd Akin's

     
    In saying that a rape victim's sexual assault was only "technical" because the female body "shuts down" when attacked, an Orange County judge admonished by a state agency expressed a scientifically discredited viewpoint that recently sank the campaign...
  • Another GOP politician talks about rape

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is gaining fame in the Twittersphere today for comments he made partly defending former Senate candidate Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) claim that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely become pregnant because... well, I'...
  • Schwarzenegger, your He-Man days have come and gone

     
    COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
  • Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II

    Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II
    Considering that the Republican Party’s platform committee, meeting yesterday in Tampa, just adopted a plank calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion without exceptions, it appears that the party establishment is brutalizing Todd...
  • Akin staying in the race after rape comments

    Akin staying in the race after rape comments
    Despite calls from his own party to step down, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin says he's not walking away from his challenge against incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. Questioned on a political talk show about whether abortion should be...
  • The GOP ticket's Neanderthal view of women's rights

    Rep. Todd Akin, the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate from Missouri, has shown once again how the Republican Party has been taken over by its most extreme elements ("Akin's rape comments elicit anger," Aug. 21). Mr. Akin claims there is difference between...
  • Akin's reactionary philosophy

    A Neanderthal who spits out stupid comments about how women rarely become pregnant during a "legitimate rape" sits on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology? Heaven help us! Rep. Todd Akin should quickly resign and go spout his...
  • Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate

    Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate
    Like any sentient person, I was appalled by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape." I was shocked by the Limbaugh-ian proportions of his ignorance about the female reproductive system ("in cases of legitimate rape,...
  • Challenger Tries to Link Rep. Lungren to Akin's Rape Comments

    Challenger Tries to Link Rep. Lungren to Akin's Rape Comments
    Congressional candidate Dr. Ami Bera has issued a statement linking republican Representative Dan Lungren to Representative Todd Akin, whose comments about rape have angered even his own party. In a press release, Bera pointed out that Rep. Lungren co-...
  • NYC Singer Makes Viral Video After Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's Legitimate Pregnancy Comments

    NYC Singer Makes Viral Video After Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's Legitimate Pregnancy Comments
    Comments by Missouri Representative Todd Akin, who is currently running for a U.S. Senate seat, needs no reminding but here it is again. "It seems to me, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, that's really rare. If it's a legitimate rape,...
  • McMahon's Media Manager Mess: Not A Good Sign For Her Campaign

    Erin Isaac, Tim Murtaugh, Todd Abrajano. Those are the names of the three people Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon has gone through in trying to find the right person to manage her campaign press operation. And it's all happened in less than...