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BlancheSplanchnik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-04-10 01:22 PM
Response to Reply #19
73. I'll just have to ditto what you said
because I'm too angry, nauseated, heartbroken to be coherent.

I'm really sick, too, of crimes against women being treated like a cheap turn on.
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  -15-year-old raped in court: Rapist gets probation, teen gets 12 months redirish28  Oct-03-10 04:00 PM   #0 
  - I think I need to be sad now...  derby378   Oct-03-10 04:01 PM   #1 
  - Personally I hope Ashley's parents have some tough guy friends.  truedelphi   Oct-03-10 04:04 PM   #2 
  - She is an orphan according to the link provided in the article.  LisaL   Oct-04-10 10:22 AM   #48 
  - Hmmm... maybe slip it to 4chan?  Jester Messiah   Oct-04-10 11:26 AM   #53 
     - +1 (my thoughts exactly) n/t  Autumn Colors   Oct-04-10 11:41 AM   #58 
  - I don't kow what's to be more sick about the guy who gets probation  redirish28   Oct-03-10 04:04 PM   #3 
  - I know. both of those are just incredibly assinine and unjust rulings  ThomCat   Oct-03-10 09:14 PM   #19 
  - I'll just have to ditto what you said  BlancheSplanchnik   Oct-04-10 01:22 PM   #73 
  - And let's not forget the prosecutors and police for piling up as many charges as possible so they  1monster   Oct-04-10 04:01 PM   #80 
  - Did anybody check to see if the judge had financial dealings with the detention center  txlibdem   Oct-04-10 01:12 PM   #72 
  - This is insanity  Xipe Totec   Oct-03-10 04:05 PM   #4 
  - And then, are we too civilized to tar and feather them too?  ThomCat   Oct-03-10 09:17 PM   #20 
  - I wonder if the judge is getting kickbacks from one of those private kiddy prisons.  yurbud   Oct-03-10 04:06 PM   #5 
  - It does make one wonder. n/t  Iris   Oct-03-10 04:15 PM   #9 
  - How much do you want to bet that he is.  ThomCat   Oct-03-10 09:24 PM   #23 
  - when judges get caught, they shouldn't get probation or club fed, but actual ass rape prison time  yurbud   Oct-04-10 01:23 PM   #74 
  - That was going to be my question.  ohheckyeah   Oct-04-10 12:20 AM   #28 
  - Wouldn't shock me  uponit7771   Oct-04-10 08:50 AM   #36 
  - Anyone happen to remember that documentary, I think it was on CNN(?) a while back  AlabamaLibrul   Oct-04-10 03:00 PM   #77 
  - Is not being able to identify the attacker all it takes...  athenasatanjesus   Oct-03-10 04:10 PM   #6 
  - ACLU? Where are you???????????  BrklynLiberal   Oct-03-10 04:11 PM   #7 
  - ACLU? Too busy defending corporate "free speech". eom  Hello_Kitty   Oct-04-10 12:48 AM   #30 
     - WTF???? Is that true, kitty?  loudsue   Oct-04-10 11:40 AM   #57 
        - They sided with the plaintiff in Citizens United.  Hello_Kitty   Oct-04-10 11:44 AM   #59 
        - I won't be sending any more money, either. BASTARDS!!!  loudsue   Oct-04-10 11:46 AM   #60 
        - There was a big controversy within the organization  uberllama42   Oct-04-10 01:01 PM   #70 
  - I think I'm gonna me sick!  Odin2005   Oct-03-10 04:14 PM   #8 
  - PROBATION for what was NOT a first offense?  rocktivity   Oct-03-10 04:19 PM   #10 
  - actually, probation? for rape. and two others? three rapes? and he gets probation  seabeyond   Oct-03-10 09:09 PM   #15 
  - The French used to say  Angry Dragon   Oct-03-10 04:20 PM   #11 
  - Works for me....  daleanime   Oct-04-10 11:09 AM   #52 
  - Gotta be fucking kidding me.  flvegan   Oct-03-10 04:23 PM   #12 
  - Are they trying to say she DID know her attacker and are punishing her for that? Meanwhile the  NotThisTime   Oct-03-10 05:26 PM   #13 
  - The judge who only gave him probation should be taken from the bench.  ThomCat   Oct-03-10 09:05 PM   #14 
  - A judge didn't give him probation, as I understand it.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-04-10 05:06 AM   #34 
     - IMHO,  Le Taz Hot   Oct-04-10 08:57 AM   #38 
     - how incredibly, deeply awful  renate   Oct-04-10 11:31 AM   #54 
     - I think that a judge  blueamy66   Oct-04-10 09:21 AM   #42 
     - Laughable. nt  ooglymoogly   Oct-04-10 10:21 AM   #47 
     - The judge has the option of refusing to sanction the plea bargain. S/he can  1monster   Oct-04-10 04:09 PM   #81 
  - I wish I could say this story surprises me..  Fumesucker   Oct-03-10 09:10 PM   #16 
  - didnt read article. but surely he was at least fired from his job, maybe, probably not... nt  seabeyond   Oct-03-10 09:12 PM   #17 
  - PROBATION??? FOR RAPE??? I hope he dies a horrible death. Soon.  uncommon   Oct-03-10 09:12 PM   #18 
  - Not just for rape--for child rape.  Lyric   Oct-03-10 10:14 PM   #26 
  - Indeed...  uncommon   Oct-04-10 09:01 AM   #40 
  - The judge as well as the rapist. nt  valerief   Oct-04-10 11:37 AM   #55 
  - And people wonder why it's rarely reported. nt  Lorien   Oct-04-10 12:03 PM   #62 
  - He was only convicted of third degree rape, based on the age difference.  rug   Oct-03-10 09:21 PM   #21 
  - Proof of force and/or lack of consent should be easy since she was handcuffed!  Kat45   Oct-03-10 10:06 PM   #24 
     - Except the girl did not report it at the time.  LisaL   Oct-04-10 10:10 AM   #46 
  - WTF???? We live in bizarro world.  Initech   Oct-03-10 09:22 PM   #22 
  - Fuck  WeekendWarrior   Oct-03-10 10:08 PM   #25 
  - The judge is Cassandra Mullens, a female  Tsiyu   Oct-04-10 12:16 AM   #27 
  - There's something not right about this on it's face...  uponit7771   Oct-04-10 08:51 AM   #37 
  - Why was that guy not jailed?  Vehl   Oct-04-10 12:45 AM   #29 
  - I *guess* that the prosecutors didn't think they had enough evidence to go to court.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-04-10 05:04 AM   #33 
     - Yeah, but doesn't accepting a plea bargain that involves probation...  liberation   Oct-04-10 12:18 PM   #66 
        - no, and it would be wrong to assume that every person  Tunkamerica   Oct-04-10 12:29 PM   #67 
        - No - the alternative is called an Alford Plea.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-04-10 04:16 PM   #82 
  - omg. n/t  orleans   Oct-04-10 12:50 AM   #31 
  - My guess - and it's only a guess - is that prosecutors didn't think they could get a conviction.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-04-10 05:02 AM   #32 
  - What really bothers me..  The Uncola   Oct-04-10 08:30 AM   #35 
  - IMHO,  Le Taz Hot   Oct-04-10 08:58 AM   #39 
  - You are a very brave person.  Baalath   Oct-04-10 09:18 AM   #41 
  - Raw deal indeed  Tsiyu   Oct-04-10 09:40 AM   #43 
  - Plea bargains should not even be offered in rape cases, period.  liberation   Oct-04-10 12:30 PM   #68 
  - Ain't Patriarchy  femrap   Oct-04-10 09:55 AM   #44 
  - Ain't that the truth  Lorien   Oct-04-10 12:05 PM   #64 
  - Here is the Judges Info if you would like to contact her  Tsiyu   Oct-04-10 10:00 AM   #45 
  - This kind of thing happens to the lower classes all of the time. THis  Pisces   Oct-04-10 10:30 AM   #49 
  - The G-20 in Pittsburgh last year proved beyond all doubt...  Kievan Rus   Oct-04-10 11:50 AM   #61 
  - Ugh. I know about the cops stealing pot  Lorien   Oct-04-10 12:09 PM   #65 
  - When the legal system has no respect, chaos follows.  ooglymoogly   Oct-04-10 10:35 AM   #50 
  - WTF???  bobburgster   Oct-04-10 10:54 AM   #51 
  - I think this kind of thing happens all the time in other Third World countries.  valerief   Oct-04-10 11:39 AM   #56 
  - Careful: There are always two sides to every story.  AngryAmish   Oct-04-10 12:05 PM   #63 
  - Beyond sick and wrong  MissDeeds   Oct-04-10 12:54 PM   #69 
  - The juvenile counselor rapist,  Yavapai   Oct-04-10 01:07 PM   #71 
  - I posted this on my blog and it is just stunning  rainlillie   Oct-04-10 02:05 PM   #75 
  - And once again my intense nihilism is reinforced.  ZombieHorde   Oct-04-10 02:19 PM   #76 
  - The courthouse is just a part of the business. A stalker chased my teen around.  RedCloud   Oct-04-10 03:06 PM   #78 
  - The Crime  november3rd   Oct-04-10 03:51 PM   #79 

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