Rape Has No Political Affiliation

Rape is not Republican. Rape is not Democrat. Rape is an act of power, control, and violation that crosses all political boundaries.

Our country is in the midst of a rape dialogue that is being driven by the statements of political candidates. The conversation has shifted to semantics, definitions and perpetuation of myths and mistruths. The fact is that one in four women in this country are victims of sexual assault and their political affiliation and that of their rapist have no bearing on this heinous crime. 

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