Democrats in Colorado already are using the incendiary comments about rape made by the Missouri congressman and Republican Senate candidate as a political bludgeon.
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.
Rep. Todd Akin’s comments about “what doctors told him” about the science of rape and abortion shows why politicians should stay away as far from science as possible.
She says a police officer forced her to have sex with him and now she’s suing the officer. The Denver police officer involved also faces criminal charges of rape and kidnapping.
Rape charges against a former Olympic wrestler have been dropped after the victim said she didn’t want to testify again.
A man convicted of committing sexual abuse on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 16 years and eight months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release.
A 17-year-old is in custody and under investigation for the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.