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Matariki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-25-09 10:24 AM
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72. Exactly. My grandfather was 21 and my granndmother was 15 when they married.
everything turned out fine.
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  -NH considers taking some off sex offender list Chemisse  Aug-24-09 03:47 AM   #0 
  - Indiscriminancy in law enforcement is usually a bad thing IMO.  daedalus_dude   Aug-24-09 03:53 AM   #1 
  - Indeed.  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 04:04 AM   #2 
     - Sex is dirty, don'cha know.  Wednesdays   Aug-24-09 09:52 AM   #29 
  - this guy should definitely be on a sex offender list  paulsby   Aug-24-09 04:07 AM   #3 
  - Blah....blah...blah.....blah  izquierdista   Aug-24-09 07:13 AM   #8 
  - it;s not an imagined crime  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:28 AM   #13 
  - Here's another hint  izquierdista   Aug-24-09 08:44 AM   #21 
  - here's another hint  paulsby   Aug-24-09 09:20 AM   #25 
  - What then, is the precise and relevant difference?  LanternWaste   Aug-24-09 02:22 PM   #35 
  - That's true!  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 05:42 PM   #39 
     - easy  paulsby   Aug-25-09 03:39 AM   #53 
        - That makes sense about younger women being the better picks  Chemisse   Aug-25-09 04:16 AM   #54 
        - actually, that's because women have different mate selection criteria  paulsby   Aug-25-09 04:23 AM   #55 
           - That must be why women often have trouble resisting a tryst  Chemisse   Aug-25-09 07:13 PM   #91 
              - i would think so  paulsby   Aug-26-09 04:01 AM   #93 
        - The Hawaii AOC  billh58   Aug-25-09 07:43 PM   #92 
           - this is correct, but as i said, i was refering to the law WHEN I LIVED THERE  paulsby   Aug-26-09 05:45 AM   #94 
              - I believe that  billh58   Aug-26-09 01:22 PM   #98 
                 - aloha nui loa  paulsby   Aug-27-09 01:10 AM   #103 
                    - Me ke  billh58   Aug-27-09 12:27 PM   #104 
  - lol  sudopod   Aug-24-09 05:55 PM   #44 
  - So how many 14 year olds did you fuck when you were twenty?  proteus_lives   Aug-24-09 07:41 PM   #49 
  - dupe.  proteus_lives   Aug-24-09 07:41 PM   #50 
  - Exactly. My grandfather was 21 and my granndmother was 15 when they married.  Matariki   Aug-25-09 10:24 AM   #72 
     - again, the laws VARY  paulsby   Aug-26-09 05:46 AM   #95 
  - It may not, legally, be an imaginary crime, but it IS an imaginary victim. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-25-09 10:38 AM   #75 
  - The guy was meeting a 14 year old for SEX. He's a sex  JeanGrey   Aug-25-09 05:04 AM   #56 
     - What 14 year old? n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-25-09 10:39 AM   #76 
     - Can you imagine a guy trying to get out of a citation for soliciting a prostitute  redqueen   Aug-25-09 10:58 AM   #81 
     - Oh please, spare me.  JeanGrey   Aug-25-09 02:13 PM   #84 
     - what nonsense.  Hannah Bell   Aug-25-09 04:39 PM   #88 
  - That's a completely erroneous analogy  nuxvomica   Aug-24-09 07:21 AM   #9 
  - well then get the friggin transcripts  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:31 AM   #14 
  - I am familiar with this case and there was no jury  nuxvomica   Aug-24-09 07:42 AM   #17 
  - it does make sense  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:47 AM   #18 
     - Scarlet letter anyone?  1955doubledie   Aug-24-09 09:01 AM   #22 
        - Welcome to DU!  Strong Atheist   Aug-25-09 09:42 AM   #64 
  - There was no jury!  JeniB   Aug-24-09 12:22 PM   #33 
     - Sorry, but once she changed it to 14, time to run.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-25-09 10:34 AM   #73 
  - When cops set up sting operations to catch people cruising for  intheflow   Aug-24-09 04:51 PM   #38 
     - The point is that not everyone on these lists is a genuine threat  nuxvomica   Aug-24-09 07:37 PM   #48 
  - That is probably the most convoluted, irrelevant 'analogy' I've ever seen.  The Doctor.   Aug-24-09 07:22 AM   #10 
  - the jury came to the conclusion  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:33 AM   #15 
     - And I suppose you think...  JeniB   Aug-24-09 02:14 PM   #34 
     - What if the girl was real and he met her  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 05:48 PM   #40 
     - So a 20 year old who has sex with a 14 year old girl in Canada is okey dokey.  EOTE   Aug-25-09 11:52 AM   #82 
  - No, he did not attempt to complete the offense. Reason took over and he drove away.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-24-09 07:24 AM   #11 
  - Mens Rea does not equal a crime. Mens Rea plus Actus Reus equals a crime.  rug   Aug-25-09 08:15 AM   #58 
  - If someone THINKS about murdering you, should they get the death penalty?  Matariki   Aug-25-09 10:22 AM   #71 
  - The sex offender registry was a horrible idea to begin with.  armyowalgreens   Aug-24-09 04:07 AM   #4 
  - I always figured the unofficial point was to encourage vigilantism. (nt)  Posteritatis   Aug-24-09 02:23 PM   #36 
     - I think it was in response to a child abduction and murder  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 05:54 PM   #43 
  - The "List" doesn't protect anyone  verdalaven   Aug-24-09 05:17 AM   #5 
  - As long as The list exists there is no rehabilation for anyone on  joeycola   Aug-24-09 06:29 AM   #6 
  - We really need to remove thought crimes from our law books  Omar4Dems   Aug-24-09 06:55 AM   #7 
  - rubbish. lets deal with facts  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:37 AM   #16 
  - Welcome to DU!  Strong Atheist   Aug-25-09 09:49 AM   #67 
  - This is not the truth - of course  nuxvomica   Aug-24-09 07:27 AM   #12 
  - so what is your evidence of this alleged conversation  paulsby   Aug-24-09 07:50 AM   #19 
  - That sick bastard needs to be on that list  no limit   Aug-24-09 08:29 AM   #20 
  - So, what other "lists" do you want to see kept for life?  1955doubledie   Aug-24-09 09:03 AM   #23 
  - Rapists is already covered under the sex offender list  no limit   Aug-24-09 10:20 AM   #31 
  - That is exactly the problem with the list  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 06:01 PM   #45 
     - You can make the same argument against jail for murderers  no limit   Aug-25-09 07:56 AM   #57 
        - I'm not making an argument against jail for anybody who commits a serious crime  Chemisse   Aug-25-09 07:09 PM   #90 
           - But jail already publicly brands people  no limit   Aug-26-09 08:30 AM   #96 
              - It's different from jail because no matter where they go, it goes with them  Chemisse   Aug-26-09 05:25 PM   #99 
                 - I totally agree with you there are people that shouldn't be on there  no limit   Aug-26-09 06:04 PM   #100 
  - This is a really bad idea and one I don't agree with.  berni_mccoy   Aug-24-09 09:12 AM   #24 
  - Consensual teenage lovers & strippers don't belong on the list.  Vidar   Aug-24-09 09:24 AM   #26 
  - I agree with that. But the case in the OP, stays on.  msanthrope   Aug-24-09 06:01 PM   #46 
  - I know a woman in NH who is on the list for having sex with a 15 year old boy when she was 18.  graywarrior   Aug-24-09 09:27 AM   #27 
  - There shouldn't be a list, period.  Wednesdays   Aug-24-09 09:51 AM   #28 
  - It's a social problem.  graywarrior   Aug-24-09 10:43 AM   #32 
  - The likelihood of recidivism. (nt)  redqueen   Aug-24-09 05:50 PM   #42 
     - That's a myth  madmusic   Aug-25-09 09:11 AM   #60 
        - A blog post? Really?  redqueen   Aug-25-09 09:15 AM   #61 
           - Nothing but studies, many of them government sponsored. nt  madmusic   Aug-25-09 09:17 AM   #62 
              - And many of them containing arbitrary cut offs and other restrictions.  redqueen   Aug-25-09 09:27 AM   #63 
                 - You don't have to call it a myth. I did it for you.  madmusic   Aug-25-09 09:43 AM   #65 
                    - Did you read the study, or just the blogger's excerpts? That blogger obviously has an agenda.  redqueen   Aug-25-09 09:49 AM   #66 
                    - Here we go.  madmusic   Aug-25-09 09:53 AM   #68 
                       - I read the details... you read the blog.  redqueen   Aug-25-09 09:56 AM   #69 
                    - So is the blanket statement "It's a myth."  Gormy Cuss   Aug-25-09 10:56 AM   #80 
                       - Myth: "Most sex offenders reoffend."  madmusic   Aug-25-09 01:33 PM   #83 
                          - The weakness of relying on reconviction rates is discussed at the CSOM site  Gormy Cuss   Aug-25-09 02:31 PM   #85 
                             - Either recidivism is recidivism or it isn't.  madmusic   Aug-25-09 04:34 PM   #86 
  - I think they should change the list so  Chemisse   Aug-24-09 06:03 PM   #47 
  - 30 years ago, my wife and I started dating when she was 15 and I was 18.  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-25-09 10:40 AM   #77 
  - RNC must be cleaning up for midterms....nt  LeftHander   Aug-24-09 10:19 AM   #30 
  - What's even more absurd is putting people on the list for public urination  Hippo_Tron   Aug-24-09 02:27 PM   #37 
  - A 20-year-old guy who even thought for one second that meeting a 14-year-old for sex  redqueen   Aug-24-09 05:49 PM   #41 
  - In case you missed it...  JeniB   Aug-26-09 06:24 PM   #102 
  - Sorry Rep. Brown  proteus_lives   Aug-24-09 07:43 PM   #51 
  - I agree that misdemeanors as a general rule should not be on the list.  aikoaiko   Aug-24-09 08:08 PM   #52 
  - So, what was Rep. Brown's stance on sex offender registries BEFORE her son  Vickers   Aug-25-09 08:19 AM   #59 
  - I don't think a couple of dating high school kids  northernlights   Aug-25-09 10:09 AM   #70 
  - I think we all agree about the teenager thing... or public urination.  redqueen   Aug-25-09 10:41 AM   #78 
  - as a defense lawyer  oddtext   Aug-25-09 10:35 AM   #74 
  - My father would be considered a sex offender today because he met and  peacebaby3   Aug-25-09 10:54 AM   #79 
  - If they were having sex then that's likely to be true. Dating, not so much.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-25-09 06:56 PM   #89 
  - i hope so too. the sex offender list, legislation & hysteria is pernicious.  Hannah Bell   Aug-25-09 04:38 PM   #87 
  - When I was 13 I was molested by my brother's friend, who was 21.  Jennicut   Aug-26-09 08:37 AM   #97 
  - the problem i have with arresting a man based on "intent" is that  dugaresa   Aug-26-09 06:12 PM   #101 
 

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