Tag Archives: sexual assault

Dems Invite Sexual Assault Victims To Trump’s SOTU

NBC News reports: Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address later this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker who has been a prominent voice on sexual misconduct. “Some members will be bringing survivors of sexual assault and advocates as their ...

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Oprah Steals Show At The Golden Globes [VIDEO]

The Los Angeles Times reports: Oprah Winfrey for president was something of a running theme throughout the Golden Globes on Sunday, beginning with Seth Meyers’ opening monologue. He jokingly forbade Winfrey from considering the presidency. But the trend picked up steam as the night unfolded, particularly after Winfrey’s impassioned acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award. It didn’t take ...

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Kayla Moore’s “Different Jew” Isn’t Actually Jewish

The Washington Post reports: Several publications, including The Washington Post, had identified Richard Jaffe, a prominent Jewish defense lawyer, as the person the failed Republican Senate candidate’s wife, Kayla, was likely referring to when she said during a rally last month that “one of our attorneys is a Jew.” Jaffe had represented the couple’s son on a drug charge, so ...

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ALABAMA: Accuser Sues Roy Moore For Defamation

Montgomery’s NBC affiliate reports: One of Roy Moore’s accusers has filed a defamation lawsuit against the failed Senate candidate and his campaign. In the lawsuit filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Thursday, Leigh Corfman claims Moore and his campaign defamed her repeatedly after she told the Washington Post that Moore sexually abused her in 1979. “Since publication of the ...

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Roy Moore’s “Voter Fraud Expert” Also Claims To Have “Mathematically Proven” JFK Assassination Conspiracy

Raw Story reports: Richard Charnin, the purported “expert” in voter fraud who has been cited by the Roy Moore campaign to claim that Democrat Doug Jones did not legitimately win this month’s Alabama Senate special election, is a notorious conspiracy theorist who has claimed that he has “mathematically proved” that there was a vast conspiracy to assassinate former President John ...

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Roy Moore Claims He Passed Polygraph Test Proving Sexual Assault Allegations Are “Completely False”

The Hill reports: Republican Roy Moore says he completed a lie detector test after the Alabama Senate election concluded to prove the allegations of sexual misconduct are untrue as he seeks to challenge his Alabama Senate election loss to Democrat Doug Jones. “Also provided in the complaint is an affidavit from Judge Roy Moore stating that he successfully completed a ...

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Roy Moore Issues “Voter Fraud” Money Beg

The Hill reports: Roy Moore’s campaign announced Friday that it is seeking donations for an “election integrity fund” following the former judge’s unsuccessful bid for an Alabama Senate seat. Moore has refused to concede the race, which went to his Democratic opponent Doug Jones with 50 percent of the vote compared to Moore’s 48 percent. The campaign is seeking to ...

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Breitbart Editor: We Had To Defend Roy Moore In Order To Protect Trump From His Own Sexual Accusers

Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow took to their SiriusXM show today to explain why the site was all-in for Roy Moore. Media Matters provides the transcript: In hindsight guys, look, it’s a — there was no option at Breitbart — and I will try to articulate this over and over. There was no option to throw Judge [Roy] Moore under the ...

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KENTUCKY: Right Wing State Rep Commits Suicide After Allegations Of Sexual Assault On Teen Girl [VIDEO]

NBC News reports:  Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide Wednesday night, the county coroner said. He was 57. Johnson was elected to the state legislature in 2016, part of a wave of Republican victories that gave ...

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Roy Moore Continues To Refuse To Concede Because Evil Sodomy Is Sweeping Across America [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: A day after losing the Senate race in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones, Roy Moore has issued a new statement refusing to concede the election until completion of the final count. But it wasn’t your typical post-election statement. It was a four-minute fire-and-brimstone video about abortion, same-sex marriage, school prayer, sodomy and “the right of a ...

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Christianity Today: The Biggest Loser In The Alabama Senate Race Is Our “Severely Tarnished Christian Faith”

From the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today: No matter the outcome of today’s special election in Alabama for a coveted US Senate seat, there is already one loser: Christian faith. When it comes to either matters of life and death or personal commitments of the human heart, no one will believe a word we say, perhaps for a generation. Christianity’s integrity ...

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Roy Moore Accuser: I’m Feeling Fantastic [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The shocking victory came after multiple women stepped forward to accuse GOP candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, with many of them claiming these incidents occurred when they were underage. One such accuser, Beverly Young Nelson, appeared on CNN’s New Day this morning, exuding joy to host Alisyn Camerota. “I’m feeling fantastic,” she said. “Roy Moore’s loss means ...

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LGBT Groups Celebrate Defeat Of “Bigot” Roy Moore

From the Human Rights Campaign: “Tonight, in rejecting avowed bigot Roy Moore, Alabama voters solidified once and for all that attacking and demonizing the LGBTQ community is a sure-fire way to get yourself beat on Election Day,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama is monumental, and was made possible by the overwhelming and unprecedented, grassroots resistance ...

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LIVE THREAD: Alabama Senate Election Results

The New York Times reports: The last polls close at 8 p.m. Eastern. Strong support for Roy S. Moore, the Republican, is expected in rural, mostly white parts of the state and in its northern half. The Democrat, Doug Jones, aims to create a lead in the urban counties that include Birmingham and Montgomery, and across a band of largely ...

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ALABAMA: High Voter Turnout Seen In Senate Race

The Washington Post reports: The campaign chairman for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones sounded notes of cautious optimism Tuesday afternoon as Alabama voters continued to cast ballots in a pivotal special election here. Giles Perkins said he had observed signs of high voter turnout in Jefferson and Montgomery counties — populous Democratic strongholds where Jones is trying to run up ...

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Jeff Sessions Won’t Say If He Voted For Roy Moore

The Daily Beast reports: Asked who he voted for in the Alabama’s special election, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to say whether he cast a ballot for the Republican nominee, accused pedophile and disgraced ex-judge Roy Moore. “I voted absentee,” Sessions told reporters. “I value the sanctity of the ballot. The people of Alabama are good and decent, they’ll ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Well, this should be good. The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Tuesday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2 p.m., EST. Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat ...

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Dem House Rep Intros Resolution Calling On Congress To Investigate Sexual Assault Claims Against Trump

The Hill reports: A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill calling on Congress to investigate claims of sexual assault and misconduct against President Trump following calls from several Senate Democrats for Trump’s resignation. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday introduced a resolution calling on Congress to investigate the accusations against the president either in an existing committee or through the ...

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NEW POLL: Majority Say Roy Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected, Half Of GOP Females Agree

Politico reports: A majority of voters nationwide say Republican Roy Moore should be expelled from the Senate if he wins a seat in the chamber in Tuesday’s special election in Alabama, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. More than six-in-10 voters (61 percent) — including a plurality of Republicans — think the Senate should expel the embattled Moore, who ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Rides Sassy To The Polls

The Associated Press reports: Former Alabama state judge Roy Moore arrived at his polling station, the Gallant Fire Department, just after 11:30 a.m. eastern time Tuesday. He showed up on horseback, riding his horse named “Sassy.” AL.com called Moore arriving to his polling station on horseback a “family tradition.” Moore’s wife Kayla, also rode in on horseback. “I think it’s ...

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