August 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The Romans and Greeks didn’t have a precise word for it. The legal term “raptus” had to do with abduction as a means to the true crime: theft of another man’s property. That man was the victim; the woman taken by force had nothing to do with it. Continue Reading
August 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO For one Fargo woman, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin’s words about women’s bodies preventing pregnancies after what he termed a “legitimate rape” are frightening in their ignorance and deeply personal for her. Continue Reading
August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Rep. Todd Akin provided a cringe-inducing moment recently and flabbergasted the nation with his response to a question about abortions for women who have been raped.