Rape

Roger Rivard (Credit: rivardforassembly.com)

Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women

“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.

10/11/2012

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Wis. Lawmaker Explains ‘Easy Rape’ Comment

Republican state Rep. Roger Rivard said his comments relaying advice his father gave him that “some girls rape easy” have been taken out of context.

10/11/2012

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

Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

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.

09/27/2012

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Police Name Arrested Suspect In 1980 Stabbing

Minneapolis Police say they’ve made an arrest in a stabbing death that took place in the city more than 30 years ago.

09/12/2012

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

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Former Teacher Living In Ely Accused Of Rape

A longtime St. Louis-area teacher is jailed and facing charges of rape and statutory sodomy.

07/31/2012

UK Won’t Extradite Man Accused Of Rape To Minn.

As prosecutors in Minnesota began preparing to file charges against a man accused of molesting two girls and raping a third in the 1990s, the suspect fled the United States, eventually winding up in London, where authorities caught up to him two years ago.

06/28/2012

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Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Home Invasion, Rape

A 25-year-old man was sentenced today in Ramsey County Court to 20 years in prison for robbing a St. Paul couple in their home, and sexually assaulting the wife.

06/01/2012

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Police: Man Attacked Woman Who Rebuffed Him

A Burnsville man has been charged with third-degree assault after allegedly beating an acquaintance when she said she didn’t want a relationship with him.

05/16/2012

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St. Paul Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assaults

A St. Paul man pled guilty Monday of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

04/30/2012

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Man Sentenced In Attempted Rape Of 16-Year-Old

A 25-year-old Bloomington man has been sentenced in two sexual assaults committed in the vicinity of public transportation.

04/26/2012

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MN Priest Accused Of Sexual Assault Jailed In India

A Minnesota priest accused of sexually assaulting two young girls is sitting in a jail, in India Sunday morning.

03/18/2012

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Man, 25, Pleads Guilty In 2 Sexual Assaults

A 25-year-old Bloomington man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from two separate alleged sexual assaults.

03/17/2012

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Group Home Worker Accused Of Rape By Knifepoint

A 43-year-old employee at a Richfield group home has been charged with raping a coworker by knifepoint, according to authorities.

03/01/2012

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