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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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On Women’s Rights Worldwide, The 1980s Are Calling…

Global health did not come up explicitly in the final presidential debate, which focused on U.S. foreign policy. Both candidates, however, made reference to women’s issues, primarily voicing support for women’s empowerment in the Middle East.

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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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Indiana Senate Candidate Believes God Impregnates Rape Victims

Indiana senate candidate Richard Mourdock. Photo: Journal & Courier/AP via The Christian Science Monitor.

Terminating a pregnancy conceived in rape would be thwarting God’s divine plan, according to Richard Mourdock.

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North Dakota Senate Race Up in the Air as Polls Show Competing Numbers

Heitkamp (left) and Berg. Photo: AP File Photos via MPR News.

A variety of polls show a race that is still all over the map.

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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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In Tennessee, Is Support for Obamacare Worse Than Pressuring Your Mistress Into an Abortion?

Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais. Photo: Roll Call.

In a battle over who better represents “Tennessee values,” two congressional candidates are dueling it out on some rather uneven ground.

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Peterson: MCCL Just a Partisan Group Now

Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson. Photo: MPRNews.

Caught on tape, the Minnesota Congressman says what everyone all pretty much knew already.

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A Question for Anti-Choicers: How, Exactly, Would Your Rape Exception Work?

No politician or pundit should get away with claiming he supports any “exception” without facing the obvious follow-up question: “How, exactly, would it work?”

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