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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

hey men. don't rape women.

i love this post. it is a great follow-up to a recent article, "Don't Rape:" Part I".

with all the shit that has been going off in the US as of late, it is clear that the liberties of women and in turn american society are under threat. 

does the government really understand the repercussions of legislating women's reproductive rights? the media has already labelled a young college woman as a slut because she was fighting to keep her access to birth control. implying in many people's minds that maybe she deserves to be raped if you know, she wants to go out and be a sexually active woman.

i wish i could articulate the fear that is building in me from what i hear in the media, what is being put forth by legislators, and what some of the population believe. the only saving grace is republican woman taking a stand against their lesser halves. 

i suppose this tangent is off topic to the poster, but i think it's also fundamental to the point of it's message. where are the men in the discussion about reproductive rights? what is their responsibility and what is society imbuing in young men and women today?  

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