Rape, Sexual Assault, and Violence Category Archive


  • Twenty-Five Wisconsin Republicans Share the Views of Rep. Steve King

    Steve King is the subject of national condemnation for a rant explaining opposition to rape and incest exceptions to abortion bans.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/16/2019
  • Dan Kelly’s Time on State High Court Answers the Question — Yes, He’s an Extremist

    Court opinions which Dan Kelly authored or joined and his positions on court rules show his extremism in action.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/01/2019
  • Scott Walker Posts Picture of Himself in Jeans ‘In Support of Sexual Assault Victims, I’m Wearing Jeans on #DenimDay’

    Overall, [Scott] Walker’s record on policies impacting women is abysmal at best.

    Second Nexus, 04/24/2019
  • Scott Walker Wore Jeans for Sexual Assault Awareness, and Twitter Is Reminding Him of His Misogynist Past

    One Wisconsin Now, a progressive non-profit advocacy group, called him “one of, if not the, worst politician in America for women.”

    Daily Dot, 04/24/2019
  • Louise Lyall: Brad Schimel Fails Women and Victims

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has proved time and time again that his first and most important priority is supporting the conservative agenda at the expense of women and of rape survivors.

    Capital Times, 11/04/2018
  • Brad Schimel Fails Women and Victims

    Brad Schimel has proved time and time again that his first and most important priority is supporting the conservative agenda at the expense of women and of rape survivors.

    Louise Lyall, 10/26/2018
  • Democrats Accuse Brad Schimel of Being Lenient in Prosecuting Child Sexual Assault Crimes

    "This ... is part of a pattern of behavior with Brad Schimel," said One Wisconsin Now, about the cases that involve sentences far below maximum penalties.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/26/2018
  • Brad Schimel Wants TV Ad Exposing Deals for Sex Criminals When He Was District Attorney Pulled From Airwaves

    According to media reports, now that Brad Schimel is the subject of campaign ads noting his failures, he is trying to get the spots taken off the air.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/25/2018
  • Racist, Sexist to Appear at Republican Campaign Rally in Mosinee on Wednesday … Donald Trump Will Be There Too

    Scott Walker won’t be the only racist, sexist politician on stage at a campaign rally at the Mosinee airport tomorrow, joining him will be Donald Trump.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/23/2018
  • Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.

    One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher demanded Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel speak out on behalf of sexual assault survivors.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2018
  • Scott Walker, Brad Schimel Stand With Brett Kavanaugh and Sexual Assault

    Scott Walker and Brad Schimel want to put a man who committed sexual assault on the United States Supreme Court for the next 30 years.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/28/2018
  • ‘It’s a Terrible Sisterhood’: Madison Women Share Their Stories While Watching Kavanaugh Hearing

    The men she has spoken to about the Kavanaugh case in light of the #MeToo movement are seeing a lot of perspectives they never understood, said Louise Lyall.

    Capital Times, 09/28/2018
  • Brad Schimel: Brett Kavanaugh Apologist

    The fact Brad Schimel still thinks Brett Kavanaugh is qualified is an indication that Brad Schimel is not qualified to be Wisconsin's attorney general.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2018
  • The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker

    The courageous testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford today stands in contrast with the behavior of Scott Walker in regard to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2018
  • Brad Schimel As Prosecutor on Sexual Assault Cases: Light Sentences and Alarming Comments About Victims

    A news report today adds disturbing context to Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel’s current coddling of an accused assault perpetrator.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/25/2018
  • Brad Schimel Did Not Seek Jail Time for 17-year-olds Who Assaulted Younger Teens in Early 2000s

    Brad Schimel's comments drew a rebuke from Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/25/2018
  • Will Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Denounce Donald Trump’s Sickening Attack on Assault Victim?

    The choice for Scott Walker and Brad Schimel is simple: denounce Donald Trump immediately and unequivocally, or join him as unfit to serve in public office.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/21/2018
  • Brad Schimel Withholding Rape Kit Release Documents

    Brad Schimel admitted at his own press conference he was only concerned about the election and not the victims of these crimes and preventing future crimes.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2018
  • Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

    To defend Schimel, the Washington DC-based Republican Attorneys General Association has run an ad with two sheriffs, from Brown and Eau Claire counties, defending Schimel’s record in handling the rape kit backlog....

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/20/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Handling of Untested Rape Kit Backlog

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel today tried to distract from criticism over his failure to address a backlog of untested rape kits in a timely manner.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/29/2018
  • Josh Kaul Criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel Over Voter ID Comments and Handling of Rape Kits

    Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/02/2018
  • Is Brad Schimel More Interested in Protecting the Big Corporate Lobby Than Crime Victims?

    Today, One Wisconsin Now Research Director Joanna Beilman-Dulin blasted DOJ’s response as, “wholly inadequate.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/16/2018
  • Political Advisor With Ties to Walker, Ryan Accused of Keeping Sex Slave

    The ex-fiancée of a political operative with ties to Gov. Scott Walker and House Speaker Paul Ryan alleges he battered her and had her sign a five-page contract stating that she would...

    WISN-TV, 04/04/2018
  • Milwaukee Family Says Political Ad Identifies Sexual Assault Victims

    A Milwaukee family says it's outraged after seeing a political advertisement on TV that they say identifies child victims of sexual assault.

    WTMJ-TV, 03/28/2018
  • Wisconsin Republicans to Donate Contributions Tied to Steve Wynn After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    The RGA received $250,000 from Wynn Resorts in December 2016, according to records provided by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/30/2018
  • Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson to Return Money From Group Associated With Accused Billionaire Steve Wynn

    One Wisconsin Now called on Walker and the Republican Governors Association "do the right thing" and give back all of the money.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/29/2018
  • Wisconsin Republicans Returning Money Received From Wynn

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called for two other Republican groups to return donations it received from Wynn.

    Associated Press, 01/29/2018
  • Scott Walker Took $255,000 From Serial Sexual Misconduct Perpetrator Steve Wynn

    Two political funds Gov. Scott Walker is associated with took $255,000 in contributions from Steve Wynn, the ousted Republican National Committee finance chair.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/29/2018
  • Six Vie to Represent 10th District

    However, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has called the remark unacceptable and said it raises red flags about Zimmerman’s attitude toward women.

    Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, 12/02/2017
  • Wisconsin Politicians Grapple With Questionable Donations

    "Richard Uihlein is underwriting a campaign to try to elect an accused pedophile to the United States Senate," said Scot Ross, director of One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 12/01/2017
  • Gov. Scott Walker Campaign Chair Helped Fund Project Veritas Sleaze

    IRS records show a Milwaukee based fund gave significant financial support to James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/30/2017
  • Pedophile Patron Also Props Up Gov. Scott Walker’s Political Machine

    Richard Uihlein – an enormous backer of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore – has donated millions to Scot Walker’s political operation.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/29/2017
  • Video of State Senate Hopeful Shannon Zimmerman’s University Lecture Raises Red Flags About Attitude Toward Women and Sexual Assault

    The statement from Shannon Zimmerman – an announced candidate for a vacant State Senate seat – that women shouldn't be believed is a huge red flag.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/21/2017
  • U.S. Senate GOP Leader Calls on Roy Moore to Step Aside. Meanwhile in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker Joins ‘If It’s True’ Crowd

    Meanwhile in an interview broadcast on Sunday, Gov. Scott Walker, joined those offering aid and comfort to Moore by falling back on the “if it’s true” refrain.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/13/2017
  • ‘If It’s True’, Sen. Ron Johnson’s Failure to Strongly Confront Sexual Abuse of Women and Children Continues

    Ron Johnson Offers Only Qualified Condemnation of Sourced Reporting of Abuse of Teens, Minor Women by GOP U.S. Senate Candidate Roy Moore

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/10/2017
  • Louise Lyall & Laurel Noack: Rolling Back Title IX Protections Makes UW Less Safe for Women

    By saying the rights of the perpetrator are more important than the rights of the victim, Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education are once again sweeping the issue of sexual assault under the rug.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 10/04/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines

    Repealing revised guidelines on investigations of sexual assaults on college campuses sends victims back into the shadows, deters reporting of sexual assault.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2017
  • Twenty State Attorneys General Respond to Trump Administration Proposal to Weaken Federal Rules on Responses to Campus Sexual Assaults … But Not Brad Schimel

    Attorneys General are speaking out against actions of the Trump administration that put the best interests of their states citizens at risk. Brad Schimel is not.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/24/2017
  • Gov. Walker Budget Provision on Student Fees Threatens Funding for Rape Crisis Center

    A $100,000 funding stream the Dane County Rape Crisis Center receives from the University of Wisconsin-Madison could be in jeopardy under a proposal in Gov. Scott Walker’s 2017-19 budget. The funding comes...

    Capital Times, 02/08/2017
  • State Has Tested Only 9 Backlogged Rape Kits

    "It's an outrage that the misplaced priorities and reckless spending by Brad Schimel have left thousands of rape kits untested," said Analiese Eicher.

    Green Bay Press-Gazette, 02/02/2017
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Is On a Bus Tour With a Trump

    In the closing days of his 2016 campaign, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is reportedly on a bus tour with Donald Trump’s son, Eric.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/04/2016
  • Campus Sexual Assault: Serious Issue of Student Safety or Administrative Burden?

    If paying higher tuition means that programs will be put in place to create a campus climate that does not tolerate rape, I will happily pay more.

    Emily Barnhill, 10/20/2016
  • If Sen. Ron Johnson Won’t Defend the Indefensible, How Does He Justify His Own Record on Sexual Assault Issues?

    Sen. Ron Johnson has shown he’s going to stand by Donald Trump, despite mounting evidence his endorsed presidential candidate is a sexual predator.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/17/2016
  • State Senate Candidate Dan Feyen Refuses to Condemn Donald Trump’s Sexual Assault of Women Brag, Hopes to Raise Campaign Cash at Event Featuring GOP Women Leaders

    Donald Trump’s words and actions are disqualifying. Dan Feyen refusing to denounce Trump while asking women to help him raise campaign cash is offensive.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/11/2016
  • Vote for JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court

    Thanks to the revelations by a watchdog group, One Wisconsin Now, we now know that Rebecca Bradley showed terrible judgment.

    Shepherd Express, 03/29/2016
  • Rebecca Bradley in 1992: Camille Paglia ‘legitimately Suggested’ Women Play Role in Date Rape

    The column's release comes after several others unearthed this week by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Capital Times, 03/09/2016
  • State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley Wrote Author ‘Legitimately Suggested That Women Play a Role in Date Rape’

    We've uncovered another column penned by Rebecca Bradley in which she wrote author Camille Paglia, “legitimately suggested that women play a role in date rape.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/09/2016
  • Sex Assault Allegation Mishandled at Lincoln Hills

    Despite what a former state employee called a strong case, officials in 2013 abandoned pursuing charges against a juvenile inmate accused of sexually assaulting his roommate at a secure Northwoods facility now...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/23/2016