Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) is challenging Claire McCaskill (D-MO) for her Senate seat. At this point, the GOP has withdrawn funding and is asking him to get out of the race, and he is refusing. His statement was ignorant and … Continue reading
I ran across a USA Today article about how people who are in possession of child pornography are being handed harsher sentences than people who sexually abuse/rape children. Being debated is whether or not the punishments are too severe. Here’s a bit from the article: Keep Reading
Congress is only 6 votes shy of the needed 60 to prevent a filibuster on the reauthorization of this crucial piece of legislation. This week the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women is asking all of us to get in touch with our elected officials and thank them for supporting the VAWA reauthorization or let them know to get off their keisters and sign it! Click here for the full article.
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This is my latest piece to appear on The New Agenda. It is heartfelt and insanely personal. It may also be difficult to read, especially for family members or those close to me. I should also add a trigger warning for anyone who reads it who may have been abused. Keep Reading