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UMass: 18-Year-Old Raped In Dorm Room, Four Arrested In Connection

University of Massachusetts officials say four Pittsfield teenagers have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a female student on the Amherst campus.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and Lying

From being deceitful on Romney’s actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.

10/19/2012

Roger Rivard (Credit: rivardforassembly.com)

Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women

“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.

10/11/2012

Paul Carson in court Tuesday. (Photo courtesy: Newburyport Daily News)

Vendor Charged With Raping Woman At Topsfield Fair

A Topsfield Fair vendor has been charged with raping a woman on the fairgrounds Monday night.

10/10/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.

09/27/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

Harvard University's campus (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Second Rape Reported Near Harvard University In Less Than A Week

For the second time in a week, a woman has been reported being raped near Harvard Square in Cambridge.

08/17/2012

Harvard Yard (Photo courtesy: Mancala/Wikimedia Commons)

Police: Woman Raped In Harvard Yard In Cambridge

A woman was raped on the Harvard University campus early Friday Morning, according to the school’s police department.

08/10/2012

File image (credit: CBS/MICHELLE SHEPHARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Methuen Man Held On Rape And Child Porn Charges

A Methuen man is being held without bail, pending a dangerousness hearing following his arrest on charges he raped a 10-year old New Hampshire girl.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/14/2012

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