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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-08-11 05:28 AM
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19. Because they ARE victims, not "alleged" victims. A crime was committed regardless
of whether the perpetrator has been identified and found guilty.

If someone is murdered, would we refuse to call them a victim until someone was found guilty? It's absurd.
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  -GOP War on Rape Victims? Georgia Republican Introduces Bill That Would Call Rape Victims "Accusers" marmar  Feb-07-11 07:27 AM   #0 
  - Why do Republicons hate their mothers, sisters, daughters and wives?  SpiralHawk   Feb-07-11 07:31 AM   #1 
  - That is a great question  Tsiyu   Feb-07-11 11:06 AM   #13 
     - God LOVES Women as MUCH as Men!!  Mojeoux   Feb-08-11 05:01 AM   #16 
        - Not sure where you're going there  Tsiyu   Feb-08-11 11:16 AM   #27 
           - I am glad my daughters and I live in California  Mojeoux   Feb-08-11 08:52 PM   #31 
  - Huh? Seems harmless enough,. I'll call them accusers, too.  robcon   Feb-07-11 07:35 AM   #2 
  - do you know what % of rapes are reported,? that go on to be succesfully prosecuted?  bettyellen   Feb-07-11 07:44 AM   #3 
  - Do you know..  sendero   Feb-08-11 05:34 AM   #20 
     - the stats including all dropped charges are bullshit  bettyellen   Feb-08-11 07:10 AM   #22 
  - the problem is, he's not insisting that robbery, fraud, or murder victims be  blondeatlast   Feb-07-11 08:43 AM   #6 
  - do you honestly NOT understand what the problem is? how about doing some research on rape, and the  niyad   Feb-07-11 10:56 AM   #10 
  - Because they ARE victims, not "alleged" victims. A crime was committed regardless  NYC Liberal   Feb-08-11 05:28 AM   #19 
  - Yeah. GOP and "harmless." LOL n/t  Mushroom   Feb-08-11 11:17 AM   #28 
  - The accuser is the grand jury. nt  Deep13   Feb-07-11 07:58 AM   #4 
  - It's a war on women, not just rape victims.  GodlessBiker   Feb-07-11 08:40 AM   #5 
  - When I see legislation like this, it always makes me wonder how these men have treated women  justiceischeap   Feb-07-11 08:52 AM   #7 
  - I was thinking the same thing, only you said it more diplomatically.  Ilsa   Feb-08-11 05:02 AM   #17 
  - Why single out rape?  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-07-11 09:59 AM   #8 
  - Good answer. nt  woo me with science   Feb-07-11 10:43 AM   #9 
  - The devil's advocate argument:  NobleCynic   Feb-08-11 12:47 AM   #14 
  - more woman-hating crap by the repukes. and it seems to be getting more blatant, more evident, each  niyad   Feb-07-11 10:58 AM   #11 
  - perhaps we should start referring to the gop as what they are--pro-rapist, woman-hating scum  niyad   Feb-07-11 11:00 AM   #12 
  - The RepubliCreeps managed to piss my mom off with their apparent support of rape  SpiralHawk   Feb-08-11 04:46 AM   #15 
  - I bet if they have a Victims Assistance fund, this would disqualify them  Ilsa   Feb-08-11 05:05 AM   #18 
  - I applaud it.  zinnisking   Feb-08-11 06:17 AM   #21 
  - A woman is brought in to the emergency department by the police.  Ilsa   Feb-08-11 09:36 AM   #25 
  - As far as the courtroom and the media is concerned, it should be "accuser".  zinnisking   Feb-08-11 11:10 AM   #26 
     - And victims aren't victims until they get a conviction? And how do they  Ilsa   Feb-08-11 11:48 AM   #30 
  - Snap out of it. It's the GOP. n/t  Mushroom   Feb-08-11 11:41 AM   #29 
  - GOP = The American Taliban. nt  Enthusiast   Feb-08-11 08:32 AM   #23 
     - Your acronym is excessively miscued!  zinnisking   Feb-08-11 09:29 AM   #24 

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