Tell Fox News: Fire Liz Trotta, who said women in uniform should "expect" to be raped

And issue an apology to all American Female Military Personnel

On February 12, Fox News contributor Liz Trotta said, on air, that women in the military should “expect” to be raped.

Trotta cited as evidence a new Pentagon report on sexual abuse in the military: “I think they have actually discovered there is a difference between men and women. And the sexual abuse report says that there has been, since 2006, a 64% increase in violent sexual assaults. Now, what did they expect?

What they expect is to be treated with respect, and given the honor and dignity they have earned by serving their country. What they did not and do not expect is to be raped or sexually assaulted simply because of who they are.

Please join us on behalf of all rape survivors and sign our petition demanding Fox News fire Liz Trotta for these outrageous comments and issue an apology to all female military personnel.


We demand that Fox News immediately dismiss Liz Trotta and issue an apology to every woman serving in the armed forces of the United States.
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11364 Sun Jun 23 01:04:30 EDT 2013 Michael Scott
11363 Sun May 12 18:42:46 EDT 2013 ruth taller Her comments are inexcusable.
Once agian...blame the victem!!!@
11362 Thu Apr 26 17:19:07 EDT 2012 Sarah Foote I watched the video of what she said and its horrifying. There's no way to misquote that.
11361 Wed Apr 04 14:46:30 EDT 2012 Lydia Watts
11360 Thu Mar 22 10:10:05 EDT 2012 Terry Brackett This may be the most idiotic comment I have heard by a woman. I guess Miss Trotta can be expected to be raped by a fellow newscaster since that field is also dominated by men.
11359 Wed Mar 21 14:25:55 EDT 2012 Anonymous
11358 Thu Mar 15 15:57:46 EDT 2012 Adelle Regalia
11357 Mon Feb 27 17:50:23 EST 2012 James Pilewski
11356 Sun Feb 26 18:26:41 EST 2012 Candy & Dennis DaRosa
11355 Fri Feb 24 15:10:05 EST 2012 Anonymous
11354 Fri Feb 24 12:39:46 EST 2012 Charlotte Edwards
11353 Thu Feb 23 20:51:29 EST 2012 Anonymous This woman has no sensitivity or sense...she should be removed from any position where she has contact with people!
11352 Thu Feb 23 11:20:55 EST 2012 Helen Hunter Liz Trotta may believe her viewpoint is the "common sense" viewpoint. Instead she is trying to destroy, or has already destroyed, her own sense of compassion and her own vulnerability as a woman in a More....
11351 Thu Feb 23 10:29:04 EST 2012 Celeste Santana
11350 Thu Feb 23 09:14:06 EST 2012 Irene siegel Please get this woman some help. &/Or some education, which would help. But in the meantime, get her OFF the air. At least she's on Fox and not on an actual news channel.
11349 Thu Feb 23 09:04:15 EST 2012 Rebecca Davis-Nord
11348 Thu Feb 23 03:28:08 EST 2012 Merline J Menart WOW !
11347 Thu Feb 23 02:05:19 EST 2012 Annie Noonan Appalling and shameful to degrade both men and women in this manner.
11346 Thu Feb 23 00:39:13 EST 2012 Carol Bradley
11345 Thu Feb 23 00:12:23 EST 2012 Inga Bowyer
11344 Wed Feb 22 22:25:15 EST 2012 Charlotte Corneliusen
11343 Wed Feb 22 20:57:03 EST 2012 John Comella Liz Trotta should be ashamed and fired for her saying that female soldiers should expect to be raped.

Fire her and apologize to your listeners for her comment.
11342 Wed Feb 22 20:50:05 EST 2012 Carl Oerke Jr Liz were you born stupid or were your dropped on your head too many times as a child. Nobody deserves or should expect ot be raped.
11341 Wed Feb 22 19:53:56 EST 2012 Lilli Rey Get her off TV. This is outrageous even for FOX.
11340 Wed Feb 22 19:47:56 EST 2012 Marjorie Berk
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