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Ruby the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-09-11 07:41 PM
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40. Um, how is reporting a missing child automatically "giving evidence against oneself"?
You are for the full protection of child abuse?

Interesting position.
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  -Casey Anthony case inspires Maryland Legislation Cereal Kyller  Jul-09-11 05:57 PM   #0 
  - Of course  bluestateguy   Jul-09-11 06:08 PM   #1 
  - Yes, there outta be a law that if you don't know where your child is for over 24 hours  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 06:18 PM   #4 
     - So, you think people should have to give evidence against themselves?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 06:25 PM   #5 
        - No, you can commit any crime you like. This would simply be another one.  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 06:32 PM   #6 
        - Yes  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 06:49 PM   #12 
           - Again, no, No, you can commit any crime you like.  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 07:03 PM   #15 
              - Somehow  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:06 PM   #16 
              - As it survived without a sex offender registry? Megan's law?  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 07:10 PM   #20 
                 - I'm against  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:15 PM   #21 
                    - You didn't answer the poster's query.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:19 PM   #25 
                       - I didn't say it should or should not be  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:30 PM   #31 
                          - Just how do you think Megan's Law got enacted and adopted by all 50 states?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:38 PM   #39 
                             - Perhaps it would have been better if less emotion was involved  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:43 PM   #42 
                                - Your problem isn't with the lists then, it is with the definition of sex offender  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:47 PM   #46 
              - Also, why 24 hours?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:09 PM   #17 
        - Notifying authorities is equivalent to "giving evidence against onesself"?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:09 PM   #18 
        - I'm for  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:18 PM   #23 
           - What does child endangerment/protection legislation have to do with  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:28 PM   #27 
              - It has to do with the constitution  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:36 PM   #37 
                 - Um, how is reporting a missing child automatically "giving evidence against oneself"?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:41 PM   #40 
                    - Apparently you are for child abuse  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:45 PM   #44 
                       - How on planet Mars did you extrapolate that from my post(s)?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:52 PM   #49 
        - You may decide to cheat on your taxes, but you're still required to file them regardless.  kenny blankenship   Jul-09-11 07:36 PM   #36 
           - Yes  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:46 PM   #45 
  - This is utter bullshit...  Hepburn   Jul-09-11 06:10 PM   #2 
  - Good luck with this topic  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 06:11 PM   #3 
  - I saw that. There were plenty of irrational excuses for not wanting this.  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 06:34 PM   #8 
     - I was appalled by the resistance to that as well  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:00 PM   #14 
     - Why 24 hours? Why not 1?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:19 PM   #24 
        - Fine - so make it 36 or 48.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:24 PM   #26 
        - 36 or 48?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:29 PM   #28 
           - Yes. I don't think a person should have the freedom to ignore the loss  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 07:31 PM   #32 
           - But you think 23 is ok?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:35 PM   #34 
           - Thanks for the examples. LOL!  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:43 PM   #41 
        - What is your problem with this law???  Cereal Kyller   Jul-09-11 07:29 PM   #29 
        - It's emotional inspired mob rule  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:33 PM   #33 
           - How is it irrational?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:44 PM   #43 
              - Why would I answer that question?  naaman fletcher   Jul-09-11 07:50 PM   #48 
                 - I don't even know who employs Nancy Grace and no one here is suggesting you are "for child abuse"  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 08:15 PM   #55 
        - I guess because 24 hrs would include overnight.  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 07:30 PM   #30 
           - I am still waiting to hear from someone/anyone who can give a good explanation  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:58 PM   #51 
              - I'll give it a try.  Pithlet   Jul-09-11 11:46 PM   #59 
  - Lol, yeah, like a parent who murdered their kid would even report it anyway.  krabigirl   Jul-09-11 06:34 PM   #7 
  - So, without extraordinary circumstances, you lose your child for over 24 hours  ChrisBorg   Jul-09-11 06:36 PM   #9 
  - Your definately missing the point.  Butch350   Jul-09-11 06:40 PM   #11 
  - "make criminals out of innocent people"  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:16 PM   #22 
  - That's just ridculous...  Butch350   Jul-09-11 06:39 PM   #10 
  - There IS a law already - a bunch of them  saras   Jul-09-11 06:59 PM   #13 
  - Didn't you know? It's a law:  woo me with science   Jul-09-11 07:10 PM   #19 
  - Everytime people are angry-sad  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-09-11 07:35 PM   #35 
  - Because our society has sunk to a such new selfish low  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 07:37 PM   #38 
  - Rec'd. This is kind of a no-brainer  Number23   Jul-09-11 07:47 PM   #47 
  - It is sad that we as a society even need to go there. nt  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 08:02 PM   #53 
  - never mind that's already against the law---child abuse &/or neglect  WolverineDG   Jul-09-11 07:53 PM   #50 
  - This isn't about a failed DP prosecution  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 08:01 PM   #52 
     - Yes it is  WolverineDG   Jul-09-11 10:14 PM   #57 
  - Completely pointless political posturing.  Danger Mouse   Jul-09-11 08:10 PM   #54 
     - DM - what do you see as the downside to this passing?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-09-11 08:20 PM   #56 
        - It's already against the law to neglect your kids.  Pithlet   Jul-09-11 11:23 PM   #58 
        - I don't know if it's a downside, but...  Danger Mouse   Jul-10-11 05:20 PM   #60 

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