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Candidates Who Oppose Rape Exceptions Being Supported By Victims, Those Conceived In Rape In New Ads

Richard Mourdock. Photo: Womenarewatching.org.

In the last day of campaigning, both Akin and Mourdock and looking to spin comments about rape victims into positives.

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Akin’s “Legitimate Rape” Comments Linked to Spousal Rape Bill?

Todd Akin. Photo: The New Yorker.

Akin’s concerns about fabricated rape claims was evident as early as the nineties when he worried that acknowledging spousal rape might give women a way to “beat up on their husbands.”

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What God Intended? As a Victim and Survivor of Rape I am Appalled and Disgusted

As a victim and survivor of rape I am appalled and disgusted with the statements that have been made and although it is a very difficult thing to talk about I decided that I could not remain silent any longer.

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Letter to the GOP: I Was Raped and Got Pregnant. Here Is *My* Story [TRIGGER]

I was raped during my freshman year of college. To add to the burden, I got pregnant.

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Akin Repeatedly Arrested in the Eighties Blocking Clinic Access

Photo: Orlin Wagner/AP via

News archives suggest that Akin was frequently arrested protesting clinics in 1987.

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Akin Defense of Abortion Protester Disturbing in Depiction of Women as Children

Rep. Todd Akin. Photo: Sarah Conard/Reuters via Buzzfeed.com.

Frightened little girl turned violent protective mother bear? What does Akin really believe about women?

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As Missouri Senate Race Goes to the Dogs, Akin’s Radical Anti-Choice Past, Links to Militia Groups Surface

Akin and McCaskill debate. Photo: The Washington Post.

Will Akin’s ties to radical anti-choice extremists be the final blow to his campaign?

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No, Joe Walsh: Women Do Not Have Nine Lives

Congressman Joe Walsh says abortions never save women’s lives. He’s wrong. Here’s one story out of many.

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All Politics Aside, Rape Shouldn’t Be a “Controversial” Issue

Has their ever been an election cycle where sexual assault has become such a political issue?

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Akin Continues to Trail in Polls

Todd Akin. Photo: Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP File.

Hoping to boost himself back from his loss, Akin is trying to remind Missouri voters of McCaskill’s support of the Affordable Care Act.

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