Tag Archives: Rape

Verbatim

Another Reason (As If We Needed One) to Let Texas Secede

Rape is non-existent in marriage, take what you want my friend!

— Texas state Rep. Jonathan Strickland (R), quoted by the Texas Observer.

Verbatim

GOP’s Rape Problem Persists

Obviously rape is awful … What is beautiful is the child that could come from this.

— West Virginia Delegate Brian Kurcaba (R), quoted by the Charleston Gazette, on a bill banning abortions even in the cases of rape and incest.

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Republican House Is Stuck on Unpopular Topics

Week one, we had a Speaker election that didn’t go as well as a lot of us would have liked. Week two, we spent a lot of time talking about deporting children, a conversation a lot of us didn’t want to have. Week three, we’re debating reportable rape and incest — again, not an issue a lot of us wanted to have a conversation about. I just can’t wait for week four.

— Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA), quoted by TPM, on the priorities of House Republicans.

News & Comment

Might as Well Laugh: Indian Comedy Video About Rape

AIB, an Indian sketch comedy group, put together this video that settles once and for all who is responsible for rape.

It only hurts when you laugh.