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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:19 PM

Watchdog group accuses Amy Coney Barrett of "unconscionable cruelty" in teen rape case

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has been accused of "unconscionable cruelty" by a watchdog group over her role in an appellate court decision overturning a district court which found a Wisconsin county liable for millions in damages to a woman who alleged she had been repeatedly raped by a jail guard.

"After a 19-year old pregnant prison inmate was repeatedly raped by a prison guard, Amy Coney Barrett ruled that the county responsible for the prison could not be held liable because the sexual assaults fell outside of the guard's official duties. Her judgment demonstrates a level of unconscionable cruelty that has no place on the high court," Kyle Herrig, president of the progressive watchdog group Accountable.US, told Salon. "The only thing more concerning than the rush to confirm by Senate Republicans is what we are learning about Amy Coney Barrett's extremist record. It is hardly surprising that she has dodged question after question during her testimony."

Barrett was one of the three judges on a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals panel which reversed a $6.7 million verdict against Milwaukee County in 2018 after a corrections officer was charged with repeatedly raping a pregnant 19-year-old inmate.

Former corrections officer Xavier Thicken was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in 2013 after the woman alleged that he had raped her during and after her pregnancy at a jail run by the controversial former Sheriff David Clarke. Those charges were dropped when he agreed to plead guilty to felony misconduct in public office in 2014.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/watchdog-group-accuses-amy-coney-222300836.html

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Reply Watchdog group accuses Amy Coney Barrett of "unconscionable cruelty" in teen rape case (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Oct 16 OP
FBaggins Oct 16 #1
elleng Oct 16 #5
Nevilledog Oct 16 #2
smirkymonkey Oct 16 #4
Mersky Oct 16 #3
BComplex Oct 17 #6

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:41 PM

1. I'm having a tough time making the connection

It was a unanimous decision that she didnít write... and was joined by a Clinton appointee.

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Response to FBaggins (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:33 PM

5. Thanks for checking the facts.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:45 PM

2. Kicking with rage!

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:18 PM

4. +1000

This woman just gets more horrible with each passing day. She is positively satanic.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:11 PM

3. Disturbing opinion that doesn't make any gd sense.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 12:57 AM

6. When you look at Barrett's eyes, you can see there is no soul there.

I know there will be more things come out about her as time goes on. I wish the Biden administration could declare her selection null and void and remove her from the court when they get in.

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