Rape

Theresa Carothers (credit: Jefferson Co. Sheriff) Kevin Carothers (credit: Denver DA)

Stepfather Charged In Sex Assault Case, Police Arrest Mom

A man has been formally charged with sexually assaulting his step-daughter. Police have located the girl’s mother and she is in custody.

08/22/2012

Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) on Dec. 9, 2009, in Washington, DC. (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Colorado Democrats Seek To Tie Akin To Opponents

Democrats in Colorado already are using the incendiary comments about rape made by the Missouri congressman and Republican Senate candidate as a political bludgeon.

08/22/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

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.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

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.

08/20/2012

Rep. Akin Showing Science and Politics Don’t Mix

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.

08/19/2012

(credit: CBS)

Woman Sues, Accuses Denver Officer Of Rape And Kidnapping

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.

05/23/2012

Stephen Abas (credit: csufresno.edu)

Rape Charges Dropped Against Former Olympian

Rape charges against a former Olympic wrestler have been dropped after the victim said she didn’t want to testify again.

11/01/2011

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Man Sentenced Over Alleged Rape On Ute Reservation

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.

03/19/2011

John F. Kennedy High School (credit: CBS)

17-Year-Old Accused Of Sex Assault At Kennedy High

A 17-year-old is in custody and under investigation for the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.

03/01/2011

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