Tag Archives: Beth Hassett

Rape Has No Political Affiliation

Rape is not Republican. Rape is not Democrat. Rape is an act of power, control, and violation that crosses all political boundaries. Our country is in the midst of a rape dialogue that is being driven by the statements of … Continue reading

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WEAVE Receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Friday, March 16, 2012 Greetings from Washington D.C.! As I post this note, I am just leaving the national headquarters of the FBI. Luckily my visit with them is not top secret – in fact it is something I wanted … Continue reading

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FBI to Update Outdated Definition of Rape

WEAVE, along with other rape crisis centers throughout the country, commend U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for the revision to the way the FBI defines rape and FBI Director Robert Mueller’s promise to accept the revision.  Until these changes were … Continue reading

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