When a student at the University of Connecticut reported her rape to campus police, she wasn’t expecting to hear this. The officer, who said there wasn’t much he could do about the assault, or Kylie Angell’s attacker, retorted to her pleas with this: “Women need to stop spreading their legs like peanut butter, or rape […]

When will the madness stop? On the heels of the Maryville rape scandal, we’re learning that six teenagers in Seneca, South Carolina have been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. Brandon Peralta, 17, and Tyler Joseph Normandin, 18 (pictured above), were part of the six charged after the school resource […]

After a week of public outcry and victim accounts about the Maryville rape case, authorities in the small Missouri town are finally jumping into action. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker promised Monday to review sexual assault allegations in Maryville, Mo., “without fear and without favor” after 4th Circuit Associate Judge Glen Dietrich named her the […]

Looks like the shutdown wasn’t just hard for American citizens. A new CNN poll is showing it delivered a major blow to congressional Republicans as well. Three-quarters of Americans in a new national poll say that most GOP members of Congress don’t deserve to be re-elected. Ouch. Read about it, here…[CNN] Remember the young Florida […]

We knew this was coming. The parents of one of the accused Maryville rapists who allegedly assaulted two teenage girls are coming to their son’s defense in a major way. Shirley Barnett told a reporter from the Daily Mail that her son, Matthew, is struggling and suffering from the “unfair” pain that the “one-sided” rape […]

The House stenographer who made a scene on Wednesday night during the vote to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling is finally speaking out. Dianne Reidy, who shouted out a religious-fueled rant about Freemasons and God, had this to say about her blow-up: “For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has […]

The father who repeatedly raped his 3-year-old daughter while her mom held her hand “so it wouldn’t hurt too much” might spend the rest of his life behind bars. The 28-year-old admitted to assaulting the toddler while he lived her mother at the Avalon Hotel in Blackman Township, Michigan (pictured above). He pleaded guilty earlier […]

The latest rape case to come out of Maryville, Missouri may sound similar to the infamous Steubenville High School case, but the biggest difference is the number of victims. And while much attention surrounding the deplorable situation has focused on victim Daisy Coleman, a second victim has stepped forward to tell her story. Paige Parkhurst […]

Daisy Coleman may finally get the justice her family deserves. If you haven’t been following the story, 14-year-old Daisy Coleman was raped by a 17-year-old football player in Maryville, Missouri; Matt Barnett also happens to be the grandson of a prominent Missouri state senator. Charges were dropped soon after the assault was reported, and the family claims […]

Another day, another rape tolerance story. The situations are almost identical. Girl gets raped. Victim goes public about assault. Victim questioned about her validity or shamed by whole town, (as was the case with the 16-year-old rape victim in Steubenville, Ohio). But in this particular case in Maryville, Missouri, the 14-year-old rape victim who angered […]

Here’s incentive for congressional Republicans to end the government shutdown. The GOP’s popularity has crashed significantly and Americans are blaming the Republican Party more for the shutdown than President Obama. That’s not it — the party’s popularity has declined to its lowest level in history, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Read about […]

A 5-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia died last year after being repeatedly raped and tortured by her father, who doubted the virginity of the small child. Now a court is telling the father, Fayhan al-Ghamdi, that he is to spend only eight years behind bars because of a law that states fathers and husbands cannot be […]