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British lawmaker suggests high heels and mini skirts to blame for rape

Richard Graham: UK lawmaker's rape remarks draw condemnation (via The Christian Science Monitor) A British lawmaker’s suggestion that young women who wear high heels and short skirts put themselves at greater risk of rape has drawn widespread condemnation. “If you are blind drunk and wearing those clothes how able are…

British lawmaker slammed for suggesting date rape not ‘serious’

LONDON — Justice Secretary Ken Clarke on Thursday rejected calls to resign over controversial remarks he made about rape, but said he would choose his words more carefully in the future. The veteran Conservative politician refused to apologise after widespread condemnation of his apparent suggestion that date rape was not…