Yesterday (Oct. 15) the University of Central Missouri's News Bureau sent out a statement to students and faculty regarding the recently published article in the Kansas City Star about the Daisy Coleman court case. The article describes the Coleman family's woes after their then 14-year-old daughter was allegedly raped by the accused, Matthew Barnett, who is currently a student at UCM.
In the last two weeks, U.S. Representative and Republican U.S. Senator Candidate Todd Akin has made several statements that have been scrutinized. Recently, Todd Atkins drew controversy nationwide when he said in a television interview that it is “really rare” that victims of “legitimate rape” get pregnant.