MADISON (WKOW) -- A Republican state representative says his comments that "some girls rape easy" have been taken out of context.
Freshman Rep. Roger Rivard (R-Rice Lake) told the Chetek Alert newspaper in December that his father told him that as a way to warn him that a woman could agree to sex but then later claim it wasn't consensual.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday that the 10-month old comments are being revived as Rivard seeks re-election against Democrat Stephen Smith.
Rivard made the comments when he was discussing the case of a 17-year-old high school senior who was charged with sexual assault for having sex with an underage girl in the school's band room.
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