The GOP’s Horrific Problem With Women And Rape

In 2012, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal told the GOP to stop being the “stupid party.” Since that moment of clarity, we have waited. And waited. And waited. And…you get the idea. That cry for help did not seem to register with Republicans, especially when it came to us womenfolk. Late last year, GOP candidates were […]

Alabama Man Who Got No Jail Time for Three Rape Convictions Gets Lighter Sentence Upon Appeal

Sometimes there are stories that just leave me utterly speechless.  The original story about a case in Alabama where Austin Smith Clem, who had been found guilty of rape three times yet got zero jail time, was one of those stories.   When I had first heard about it, I really didn’t even know what to think. […]

Sponsor of Texas Anti-Abortion Bill opposes rape exemption because “Rape Kits” take care of it

Imagine your daughter going casually through her life.  Studying for school, top of her class, just a mere 24 months from graduating with a promising future in a leading medical school to fulfill her life-long dream of being a doctor.  Nearly every moment in her life has been spent geared toward achieving this goal. Then […]