legitimate – definition of legitimate by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia
The first three of seven definitions of ‘legitimate’ in the Free Online Dictionary are:
The first of three definitions of ‘rape’ is:
Thus logically speaking, ‘legitimate rape’ is an oxymoron and the ‘forcible’ in ‘forcible rape’ is redundant.
For arguments sake, when might rape not be forced? When the victim is calm and collected and does not struggle in order to not incite the rapist to further violence? When the victim talks the rapist into using a condom to avoid STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) (as well as pregnancy)?
Are the folks who are opposed to abortions in the case of rape going to enable women to get birth control to protect themselves in the advent of a rape?