An Explanation.

The GOP Rape Advisory Chart started as a "dark humor" dig at two things: The Bush Administration's much-derided color-coded Homeland Security Terror Advisory Chart, and the Republican Party's seeming obsession with all things rape-related, which seemed to come to a head with the one-two punch of Missouri Congressman Todd Akin's infamous "Legitimate Rape" comment followed shortly after by Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock's "Rape Babies are God's Will" statement. Both men were running for U.S. Senate at the time...and both lost their races, pretty much solely due to their disgusting (and, in Akin's case, scientifically idiotic) statements about the subjects of rape, pregnancy and abortion.

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Neurosurgeon, Presidential Candidate

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U.S. Senator, Presidential Candidate

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
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U.S. Senator, Presidential Candidate

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U.S. Congressional candidate

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U.S. Senator

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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State Treasurer, Senate candidate

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U.S. Senate Candidate
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Monday, October 15, 2012
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Congressman, Vice-Presidential nominee

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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senate Candidate

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U.S. Senate Candidate
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U.S. Senator, Presidential Candidate
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John Ragan
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State Representative

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State Representative

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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State Representative

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State Senator

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State Representative

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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Kathleen Passidomo
Position: 
State Representative

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Position: 
U.S. Representative, Vice-Presidential nominee

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Position: 
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
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Position: 
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Position: 
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Thursday, July 8, 2010
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Richard Shelby
John Kyl
John McCain
Saxby Chambliss
Johnny Isakson
Mike Crapo
James Risch
Sam Brownback
Pat Roberts
Jim Bunning
Mitch McConnell
David Vitter
Thad Cochran
Roger Wicker
Kit Bond
Mike Johanns
John Ensign
Jim DeMint
Lindsey Graham
John Thune
Lamar Alexander
Bob Corker
John Cornyn
John Barrasso
Mike Enzi
Richard Burr
Tom Coburn
Judd Gregg
Jim Inhofe
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U.S. Senators
Date: 
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Bill Napoli
Position: 
State Representative
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Friday, March 3, 2006
Republican: 
Ken Buck
Position: 
Congressman, U.S. Senate candidate

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Wednesday, March 1, 2006
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Position: 
State Representative
Date: 
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Oil businessman, Gubernatorial candidate

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