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Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6-21-12

Posted on 07/21/2012 6:57:23 PM PDT by rawhide

'I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living hell': Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her.

17-year-old sexual assault victim is facing a jail sentence for tweeting the names of her attackers in anger at their light punishment.

Savannah Dietrich named and shamed the boys on the social messaging site, writing: 'There you go, lock me up. I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living Hell.'

The Louisville, Kentucky teen told The Courier-Journal she was frustrated by what she feels is a lenient deal for her attackers.

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KEYWORDS: assualt; louisville; sexoffenders; sexulally; twiiter
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To: FlyVet

The boys were found guilty. She deserves to say whatever the Hell she pleases about it. Sexual predators need hanged not jail.


101 posted on 07/21/2012 10:40:18 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

“trying to have boys thrown in prison. “

Yep. They should be swinging from a rope.


102 posted on 07/21/2012 10:42:30 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

wow you’re a real piece of shit.


104 posted on 07/21/2012 10:46:50 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass
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To: Forgotten Amendments

You are sick. Get help.

“Life” doesn’t require rape/sexual assault, and not all stupid insecure girls are sluts. Drinking does NOT equal “slut”.


105 posted on 07/21/2012 10:47:09 PM PDT by Politicalmom (THIS IS NOT A GOP CHEERLEADING SITE!!!)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

http://kyasap.brinkster.net/Portals/0/pdfs/Kentucky%20criminal%20law%20chart%200407.pdf


106 posted on 07/21/2012 10:48:53 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Forgotten Amendments
We all know it's wrong. But punks take advantage of stupid, insecure girls (sluts). It's life. It's not rape.

It's rape, sexual assault, or whatever it actually was, if she does not consent. If she was passed out, she couldn't consent.

It's not "life".
107 posted on 07/21/2012 11:02:16 PM PDT by Girlene (Really!)
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To: Tax-chick

Except won’t she have a criminal record affecting her whole life?


108 posted on 07/21/2012 11:07:05 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties, we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: ArmyTeach

I believe contempt of court is a misdemeanor.


109 posted on 07/21/2012 11:12:21 PM PDT by Politicalmom (THIS IS NOT A GOP CHEERLEADING SITE!!!)
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To: FlyVet

Fly vomit. The pics of her sexual assault get passed around, but she must remain silent? She was violated, her privacy is violated, but their reputation must be protected? Sick.


110 posted on 07/21/2012 11:25:17 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
A girl who drank too much learns a lesson by being sexually assaulted? And you think it's only feminists who want to see sexual predators prosecuted? WOW. You are one sick somethin'.
111 posted on 07/21/2012 11:29:19 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Forget it, Amendment, if that is your real name!


112 posted on 07/21/2012 11:31:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: FlyVet

“Let’s say some psycho chick accuses you of something you didn’t do, just to be vindictive.”

Hey pal, they were guilty! Someone ought to take the judge to task for improper sentencing. My guess is that the “perpetrators” lawyers wheedled some sort of a Faustian deal with the judge at the expense of the victim!


113 posted on 07/21/2012 11:34:36 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: vette6387

I know, pal. Man, I really got killed on this thread. Trying to see it from the perspective of someone wrongfully accused, who has evidence stacked against them. Wouldn’t wish it on you, or me. Notice I didn’t say these guys didn’t have it coming to them. Damn.


114 posted on 07/21/2012 11:58:38 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: FlyVet

Is there some rule I’m not aware of that states every FR thread must have at least ONE person making a complete ass of himself?


115 posted on 07/22/2012 12:49:36 AM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

If you don’t believe rape is a crime, you are free to try to change the laws. But what you describe has been a crime for the entire history of this country. Feel free to try to change the laws, or better yet, go to a country whose laws you like, since you don’t like United States law.


116 posted on 07/22/2012 1:28:40 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Defending rape AND Child Porn? They took pictures and distributed them of an underage girl. Those pic will be “out there” forever.

It is a good thing this forum is anonymous, for your sake.

Actually advocating such positions and obviously knowing the facts.

WOW.

I thought this was still remotely a conservative God and Family site.

Guess we get all kinds these days.


117 posted on 07/22/2012 2:18:52 AM PDT by Waywardson (If you fear Obama..... vote for Romney. If you fear God... DON'T !)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
Yeah, doofus. We all know it's wrong. But punks take advantage of stupid, insecure girls (sluts). It's life. It's not rape.

The penalty for stupid drinking and driving is sometimes death. That's a natural consequence. The natural penalty for stupid drinking and passing out is not rape, it's a hangover. Drinking too much does not make a girl a slut. Having sex with a girl who passed out and never intended to consent to sex does make these guys rapists. From the article, and the link to the local paper:

"A 17-year-old sexual assault victim . . . the boys pleaded guilty on June 26 to first-degree sexual abuse . . . Dietrich said she was sexually assaulted by two teen boys she knew in August 2011. She had been drinking at a gathering, she said, and became unconscious . . . Louisville Metro Police, who eventually charged the two juvenile defendants with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony."

State laws usually have a technical name for what happened to this girl, and that name is never as inflammatory as "rape", but the events described are by any reasonable standard what most people outside the courtroom mean by "rape". The boys are self-admitted rapists. The victim was not satisfied with the outcome in court. She has dispensed justice, apparently far more effectively than the court chose to deal with the crime. And, yes, I heard stories like that in high school too, but I avoided the scummy guys who told those stories once they admitted to being disgusting predators. I was raised to believe that one doesn't harm women or children without extreme provocation, and rape (including sex with a girl who passed out) is so far over that line that I don't see any room to defend these scummy guys.

118 posted on 07/22/2012 4:02:17 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Dosa26
As I said. jury trial, demand max sentence. DARE YOU

Okay, ignorance is too inflammatory a word here, but lack of understanding of how the law works is not.

This would be a contempt charge. - There is no trial, jury or otherwise, other than the judge listening to her explain why she was in contempt of his gag order before he passes sentence on her.

That being said, her attorney(s) would file for a writ of Habeas Corpus in a Superior court and move to have the order vacated.
Personally, I think that the Judge is an idiot.

119 posted on 07/22/2012 5:11:44 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: FlyVet

The trial was over. They plead guilty.


120 posted on 07/22/2012 6:27:10 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: FlyVet

What an absolutely weird post and line of thought. That’s not the scenario at all.


121 posted on 07/22/2012 6:27:52 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (government health officials seem to have the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.)
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To: Politicalmom; ArmyTeach

Also, she’s a juvenile.


122 posted on 07/22/2012 6:31:41 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Has anyone seen my marbles?)
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To: KansasGirl

In a civilized country the scum that rapes a passed out woman would be flogged and branded for their mis-deeds.
There should be no plea bargains on crimes like this.


123 posted on 07/22/2012 6:57:08 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: jwalsh07
?The judge can not gag a victim in the US. However,....

I think the question is the age of the perps. They were juveniles at the time and you know how that goes.
Can't tell the world about little Johnny because he'll grow out of it and become..president some day.

124 posted on 07/22/2012 7:14:19 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

What the Hell are you doing on Free Republic? You are obviously hanging out on the wrong web site. That, or you need to really re-think this situation.


125 posted on 07/22/2012 7:43:38 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ntnychik

[ She probably forgot to use the word, “alleged”. ]

It’s not “alleged. “. The boys pleaded guilty.


126 posted on 07/22/2012 8:31:19 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: FlyVet

Sorry, but if she was instructed not to make comment, she should have abided by that. Otherwise, put yourself in their shoes.
**************
When did it become a crime to accuse somebody of a crime? The remedy for the accused is to sue for libel, not to get a judge to bar the raped her 1st Amendment rights. The judge had no business issuing a gag order on her.


127 posted on 07/22/2012 8:37:33 AM PDT by Socon-Econ (Socon-Econ)
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To: Dosa26

To: rawhide
Sorry, but if she was instructed not to make comment, she should have abided by that. Otherwise, put yourself in their shoes.
Let’s say some psycho chick accuses you of something you didn’t do, just to be vindictive.

She goes public with accusations that you did this, that, and the other thing to her, even though you didn’t. But, you’ve already been tried and convicted in the public’s mind. You could go to prison for a long time, even though you’re innocent, and I’ll it’s happened plenty of times. Every now and then, you’ll hear of a man who has spent decades in prison, and then the accuser gets a case of remorse, and retracts..........

Unfortunately there are MANY people in jail based only on “he said, she said” testimony. In particular, the people who cannot afford a real (good) attorney but a provided a “public defender”. Those unfortunates get little to NO defense and wind up doing time for something they a totally innocent of. I am aware of more than one case of such injustice.


128 posted on 07/22/2012 8:39:13 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Dosa26

To: rawhide
Sorry, but if she was instructed not to make comment, she should have abided by that. Otherwise, put yourself in their shoes.
Let’s say some psycho chick accuses you of something you didn’t do, just to be vindictive.

She goes public with accusations that you did this, that, and the other thing to her, even though you didn’t. But, you’ve already been tried and convicted in the public’s mind. You could go to prison for a long time, even though you’re innocent, and I’ll it’s happened plenty of times. Every now and then, you’ll hear of a man who has spent decades in prison, and then the accuser gets a case of remorse, and retracts..........

Unfortunately there are MANY people in jail based only on “he said, she said” testimony. In particular, the people who cannot afford a real (good) attorney but a provided a “public defender”. Those unfortunates get little to NO defense and wind up doing time for something they a totally innocent of. I am aware of more than one case of such injustice.


129 posted on 07/22/2012 8:39:47 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: FlyVet
I am sick and tired of these demigods in black robes who consider themselves the end all with their decisions. Watching for years what goes on in our so-called “Justice System” has disgusted me to no end. As for this Justice system I don't believe there is any justice any more and certainly no system. The lawyers have so convoluted the laws that none of it works any more, so we have these useless turds in black robes dealing out anything THEY want without regard to what is RIGHT.
130 posted on 07/22/2012 8:53:35 AM PDT by JayAr36 (Government is a parasite, sucking the lifeblood out of America.)
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To: FlyVet

If you plead guilty, do you get a trial, too?


131 posted on 07/22/2012 12:27:26 PM PDT by chesley (God's chosen instrument - the trumpet)
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To: Tax-chick

The idiots would probably charge her as an adult, because “she should have known better.” Ah, the irony.


132 posted on 07/22/2012 2:04:49 PM PDT by Politicalmom (THIS IS NOT A GOP CHEERLEADING SITE!!!)
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To: SampleMan
The boys are just lucky that I’m not the girls father.

You would let your dautgher go to a party where there is drinking, sex, and who knows what else?

Let her go and drink until she passes out and loses control over her own person in that kind of enviroment? Seesh.

133 posted on 07/22/2012 2:22:10 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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bump


134 posted on 07/22/2012 2:56:53 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Balding_Eagle
You would let your dautgher go to a party where there is drinking, sex, and who knows what else? Let her go and drink until she passes out and loses control over her own person in that kind of enviroment? Seesh.

Because a girl that drinks too much or acts stupidly needs to be raped? Have you heard of morals?

You have a serious disconnect with reality.

135 posted on 07/22/2012 3:15:42 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Balding_Eagle
To be 100% clear, in case you are raising boys, I do not give out waivers to miscreants to rape my daughters should they get drunk and/or act stupidly. I will deal with that issue, but sexual assault is not a natural “boys will be boys” reaction to an unconscious female.

When I was a lad, I took a very attractive, very drunk girl home to her parents (no I didn't get her drunk) and I took pains to let her know later that no one touched her. I know for a fact that she got in a world of trouble, but she certainly didn't deserve to be raped.

136 posted on 07/22/2012 3:22:44 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Progov
"Sorry, but if she was instructed not to make comment, she should have abided by that. Otherwise, put yourself in their shoes.
"Let’s say some psycho chick accuses you of something you didn’t do, just to be vindictive.

"She goes public with accusations that you did this, that, and the other thing to her, even though you didn’t. But, you’ve already been tried and convicted in the public’s mind."

You left the part out of your analogy where you pleaded guilty in court and photos of you assaulting her were discovered.

137 posted on 07/22/2012 3:23:15 PM PDT by elfman2
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To: SampleMan

I was making an observation about your fathering, nothing about the girl.

I made my comments on the girl on another thread.


138 posted on 07/22/2012 3:29:08 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: SampleMan
When I was a lad, I took a very attractive, very drunk girl home to her parents (no I didn't get her drunk) and I took pains to let her know later that no one touched her.

You, sir, are a gentleman. They are in short supply these days.

Fathers need to give their daughters "the talk" about how to drink (if to drink at all) responsibly in public, and how to exercise discernment about good vs. bad companions, and how to protect themselves.

139 posted on 07/22/2012 3:29:08 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Politicalmom

That could get interesting!


140 posted on 07/22/2012 3:48:54 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Too many birthdays to keep track, and no one willing to take them back." ~NicknamedBob)
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To: Balding_Eagle
I was making an observation about your fathering,...

So please share how you deductively reasoned that since I would hold someone responsible for raping my drunk daughter, that I am lacking as a parent, and would naturally approve of my daughter having put herself in a bad situation. I believe your word choice that applies here is "Seesh".

141 posted on 07/22/2012 4:08:17 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan

My deductive reasoning?

The very fact that you envisioned your daughter at this type of party, behaving the way this foolish girl did.

What conclusion SHOULD someone come to?


142 posted on 07/22/2012 4:42:59 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: Balding_Eagle

Your assertion that a father who is upset about a drunk daughter being raped equates to his approval of her drinking is moronic. And THAT is being generous.

Here are some other bad decisions that I both disapprove of AND don’t think warrant rape:
1. Dressing provocatively
2. Walking home alone at night
3. Jogging in an unlit park at night
4. Getting a ride home from someone she just met

So to be clear, female members of your family are cut off from your protection if they drink too much? Yea, well I’ll take my brand of fatherhood over yours any day.


143 posted on 07/22/2012 4:58:17 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan

As short and to the point as it was, I see you didn’t read my post.

Have a good day.


144 posted on 07/22/2012 5:09:20 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: FreedomPoster; Forgotten Amendments

What the Hell are you doing on Free Republic? You are obviously hanging out on the wrong web site. That, or you need to really re-think this situation.


“Al Jazeera” must be down.


145 posted on 07/22/2012 9:25:57 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Balding_Eagle; SampleMan

The very fact that you envisioned your daughter at this type of party, behaving the way this foolish girl did.


There are girls who stuck to soda or juice and ended up with problems due to some little sick pricks slipping something like ketamine in their drinks.

As far as underaged drinking, a lot of kids will make foolish choices. That’s part of being a kid. Rape should not be the consequence.

The girl would have been better off if she had a few trusted friends and they all looked out for each other.


146 posted on 07/22/2012 9:31:50 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Read my posts in order, and in context. I wasn’t commenting on the girl, or her actions.


147 posted on 07/22/2012 9:34:40 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: Balding_Eagle

I was responding to your comments about the other poster’s daughter.

Short of chaining a kid to the wall and locking the door, there is no completely foolproof way to prevent a poor decision.

Teenaged girls have been known to go to parties abstain from alcohol. Unless they’ve got trustworthy friends and guard each other’s drinks, they’re still at risk for someone else’s poor decision...


148 posted on 07/22/2012 9:39:23 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

You obviously have made a decision to miss the point.

Have a good evening.


149 posted on 07/22/2012 9:45:00 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: Balding_Eagle; SampleMan

You obviously have made a decision to miss the point.


Your point seems to be an attempt to bait the other poster with comments suggesting he’s a bad father because he can envision his daughter at a party where alcohol is served.

I was responding to that point but you seem to have trouble seeing around your agenda.


150 posted on 07/22/2012 9:53:01 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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