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A photo of a print out of SB2185. Section 2 is a controversial amendment added by the House Judiciary Committee prohibiting courts from terminating parental rights in instances of marital rape.

Audio: Legislative Committee Intended for Amendment to Make It “More Difficult” for Victims Raped by Spouse to Sever That Association

Audio: Legislative Committee Intended for Amendment to Make It “More Difficult” for Victims Raped by Spouse to Sever That Association

Yesterday I wrote about SB2185. The legislation, introduced by Senator JoNell Bakke (D-Grand Forks), would allow courts to terminate the parental rights of a rapist to any children their crimes may have produced. Which, to my mind, makes it something of a pro-life bill. If you’re against abortion, even in instances of rape, you should

Podcast: Majority Leader Al Carlson Talks Infrastructure Spending, and a Discussion About How Men Can Be Victims Too

House Majority Leader Al Carlson joined me on air today to talk about the infrastructure spending program he and other Republicans announced this week. Carlson has come under attack from Democrats for the timing of the announcement, because I guess politicians aren’t supposed to campaign on ideas? It’s the silly season, folks. Also Chris Johnson

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Heidi Heitkamp's Favorite Candidate Doesn't Believe In The Presumption Of Innocence

Recently Heidi Heitkamp-endorsed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been making political hay on the whole “rape culture” thing by saying that women who make rape accusations deserve to be believed. "To every survivor of sexual assault…You have the right to be heard. You have the right to be believed. We're with you." —Hillary — Hillary

Yes There Is A Wrong Way To Be A Rape Victim

Recently actress/author/activist Lena Dunham sort of apologized to a man she identified (inadvertently, I guess?) as a rapist in her book Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”. Her publisher, Random House, also issued a kinda-sorta apology statement and paid his legal fees but didn’t admit to any wrong-doing.

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