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How the Duggars’ Conservative Christianity Can Enable Abuse and Cover-Ups

It is doubly important that we carefully examine the sociopolitical and theological environment that allowed such abuses—and their apparent cover-up—in the first place. And we must think about the impact that this hyper-conservative Christian theology can have on survivors of this kind of abuse.

It is doubly important that we carefully examine the sociopolitical and theological environment that allowed such abuses—and their apparent cover-up—in the first place. And we must think about the impact that this hyper-conservative Christian theology can have on survivors of this kind of abuse.

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Raped by My Stepfather: A Survivor of Illegal Abortion On Why Safe, Legal Abortion is Essential

Richard Mourdock argued in a debate that women who have been raped should not have access to abortion services because their pregnancies are a “gift from god.” As a survivor of childhood sexual violence, I disagree with him completely.

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Florida Church Bans Children to “Protect” Pastor Registered as Child Sex Offender

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A Jacksonville, Florida church has separated children out from their congregation to keep a pastor who confessed to sexual crimes against two young girls. 

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The Polanski Question: Why Does The Hollywood Elite Continue to Excuse Rape and Violence?

Every time a man assaults a woman with lower social status; a frat boy rapes a sorority girl, an athlete rapes a fan, or a famous musician beats his girlfriend, the excuses are the same.

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