Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
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.
“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
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.
Allegheny County Police Supt. Charles Moffatt confirmed late Wednesday that county detectives are investigating a potentially shocking case involving a group of high school students.
A second man has been arrested in the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a mentally challenged woman in Washington County.
Two high school football players are facing rape charges. The boys, both 16 and students at Steubenville High School, are accused of raping a girl last week.
If the enthusiastic crowd was any evidence, Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan has lots of friends here — and in his first sit-down TV interview in Pennsylvania, Ryan told KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano that he vacationed in Pittsburgh as a kid.
In Congressman Paul Ryan’s first interview in Pennsylvania, Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick reacted strongly to Congressman Todd Akin’s comment than women who are raped rarely get pregnant.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on Monday in Carrick.
DNA evidence helped solve a rape that happened nearly 25 years ago in the City of Pittsburgh. The suspect was arrested in California a few days ago thanks to a DNA match.
A man who used to live in Mercer County is facing more than 600 sex-related charges.
A sexual assault over the weekend has police and students near Slippery Rock University on alert.
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