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  • Bill Cosby thinks he’s the victim

    05/27/2017 12:33:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    page Six ^ | May 27, 2017 | Stacy Brown
    Shunned by his Hollywood friends and activist pals, an increasingly isolated and paranoid Bill Cosby lives in constant fear of someone slipping something into his food or drink. During pre-trial hearings and jury selection in Pittsburgh, ahead of the June 5 start of his sexual assault trial in Philadelphia, the 79-year-old comedian refused to stay in local hotels because of perceived threats. Instead he woke up at 2:30 every morning to fly his private jet to the courthouse from his suburban Philly home. “He and his wife are afraid that if he stayed at a hotel, someone will find a...
  • Twelve Jurors Selected for Bill Cosby Trial Amid Race Claim

    05/25/2017 10:36:29 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 24 replies ^ | 5/24/17 | Ron Allen and Tracy Connor
    Twelve jurors have been chosen for the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: seven men and five women, two of them black, in a case where race and gender loom large. Defense lawyers had accused prosecutors of trying to block black jurors from the panel, but the district attorney denied it, and the challenge was overruled by the judge. Cosby did not mention the controversy when he spoke to reporters as he left the courthouse, instead thanking the "wonderful people" of Pittsburgh and local police who "made everything very, very smooth."
  • ‘Sexual Emergency’ Migrant Who Raped 10-Year-Old Boy Has Sentence Reduced

    05/24/2017 2:35:06 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/2017 | Chris Tomlinson
    The Iraqi asylum seeker who raped a 10-year-old boy in a swimming centre in Vienna will have his sentence reduced from six to four years after a judge felt his punishment was too “draconian”. On the 2nd of December 2015, the 20-year-old Iraqi Amir A. brutally raped a 10-year-old boy at the Theresienbad in Vienna and shocked the country after claiming that he had a “sexual emergency”. The Iraqi was found guilty of rape and sentenced to six years, but may see freedom much sooner as a judge has now reduced his sentence to four years, meaning he may be...
  • Europe: Muslim Atrocities against Women? So What! (European thinking?)

    05/24/2017 9:18:46 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    Middle East Forum ^ | May 21, 2017 | Uzay Bulut
    It happened again last week. Two Turkish nationals in Schwerin, Germany were arrested for raping a 13-year-old girl after forcing themselves into her home.Recently, a judge in Germany acquitted a Turkish drug dealer of raping one of his customers last August. He had forced himself on her for four hours and left her incapacitated for weeks. He told the judge that in the culture from where he came, what she "had experienced as rape" might be considered merely "wild sex."What "culture" is this?According to the Turkish women's rights organization "We Will Stop the Murders of Women," which publishes monthly reports,...
  • The astonishing story of Lina Medina who is the youngest person ever to give birth at the age of...

    05/22/2017 7:28:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    sun ^ | Feb 8 2017 | JENNIFER NEWTON
    FULL TITLE: The astonishing story of Lina Medina who is the youngest person ever to give birth at the age of FIVE WHEN Lina Medina’s stomach began growing, doctors were certain she was suffering from a large tumour – she was only five years old, after all. But after running tests they found she was seven months pregnant and weeks later she gave birth to a healthy baby boy. And almost 80 years on, Lina is still the youngest person in the world to have ever given birth. She was born in a small village in the Andes in Peru...
  • Raped 10-Year-Old Aborted Her 20-Week-Old Baby, Now Mom Wants Rapist Father Released From Jail

    05/22/2017 7:08:29 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | May 22, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    The 10-year-old rape victim whose unborn baby was aborted last week in India is not going home to her mother. The Hindustan Times reports child welfare authorities said they are concerned about the girl’s safety after her mother publicly asked that her husband — the man who allegedly raped the girl — be released from jail. When the girl was discharged from the hospital Monday, she was taken to a children’s home, according to the report. “The victim’s mother is more concerned of her rapist husband who impregnated her daughter than showing any interest in taking care of her,” child...
  • Pregnant 10-year-old’s family speaks out in Marion molestation case

    05/19/2017 5:53:09 PM PDT · by digger48 · 32 replies
    WISH ^ | May 19, 2017 | Megan Sanctorum
    MARION, Ind. (WISH) – The grandmother of a young girl who was molested and impregnated in Marion says the man charged with the crime was someone they trusted. 34-year-old Nicholas Deon Thrash is facing 10 counts of child molestation. “He’s not type of person that you’d think would do something like this,” said the grandmother. She said she met Thrash multiple times. “We invited him into our home. He helped my husband all he could,” said the grandmother. Now Thrash is behind bars, and family says the young girl is 20 weeks pregnant. “Now her whole life has changed. …...
  • Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation

    05/19/2017 4:33:43 AM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 16 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | Friday 19 May 2017 | Esther Addley and Alan Travis
    Sweden’s director of public prosecution says she has decided to discontinue the investigation into WikiLeaks founder
  • Should Europe tolerate Muslim rapists?

    05/13/2017 10:26:24 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 69 replies
    Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) ^ | 05/10/17 | Uzay Bulut
    Despite what the politically correct cultists claim, all cultures are not equal and cultures that do not respect women do not deserve to be respected. But that is not what is happening. Europe seems to be adopting the approach of Islamic sharia law to rape and rape victims.PJ Media reported on April 21:A German judge has acquitted a Turkish man of rape, despite the fact that he forced a woman to have sex with him, and left her incapacitated. The judge argued that in “the mentality of the Turkish cultural circle,” what the woman “had experienced as rape” might be considered merely “wild sex.”...
  • Former 'Sons of Guns' reality TV star sentenced to life, plus 40 years

    05/11/2017 4:39:40 PM PDT · by BBell · 15 replies
    BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Will Hayden, the former Sons of Guns reality television star found guilty of rape in April, learned Thursday he will spend the rest of his life in prison. District Attorney Hillar Moore said Hayden was sentenced to two life sentences (to run concurrently), plus 40 years (to run consecutively). He added Hayden is not eligible for probation, parole or suspension of sentence.Hayden was found guilty on April 7 on two counts of aggravated rape and one count of forcible rape for raping two young girls over the course of two decades. One of the teen...
  • No, the AHCA Doesn't Make Rape a Preexisting Condition

    05/07/2017 4:17:56 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 7 replies
    ©2017 Reason Foundation ^ | May. 5, 2017 11:45 am | Elizabeth Nolan Brown|
    Nothing in the new Republican health care bill specifically addresses sexual assault or domestic violence whatsoever. What it does say is that states can apply for waivers that will allow insurance companies, under certain limited circumstances, to charge higher premiums to people based on their personal medical histories—that's it. (States that are granted the waivers must also set up special high-risk insurance pools to try and help defray costs for these people.) Under Obamacare, no such price variances based on preexisting conditions are permitted. Historically, conditions that could trigger higher premiums or coverage denials have been mostly chronic diseases and...
  • Rape charges to be dropped against immigrant teens in Md. case

    05/05/2017 8:10:57 AM PDT · by blueyon · 76 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/05/17 | Dan Morse
    Maryland prosecutors will drop rape and sex offense charges against two immigrant teens accused of attacking a 14-year-old classmate in a high school bathroom stall, according to attorneys in a case that shocked local parents, attracted international and White House attention and stoked the debate about illegal crossings into the U.S. In court on Friday, prosecutors said they will drop the sex assault case against Jose Montano, 17. On Thursday evening, they told a lawyer for Henry Sanchez Milian, 18, that they would also drop his sex assault case, according the lawyer, Andrew Jezic.
  • Dear Republicans, Shame on you for making it harder for women to report rape

    05/04/2017 4:58:25 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 47 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 5/4/17 | Dani Bostick
    By making rape-related medical treatment a preexisting condition, you have become an ally of rapists. It is hard being the victim of a sex crime, and you just made it harder by voting for a healthcare bill that includes an amendment making the medical treatment of rape a preexisting condition. You’ve provided one more obstacle for women who want to bring their perpetrators to justice. This latest impediment to reporting is not only unfair, it will make our communities less safe.
  • 'Stealthing' could be considered assault (removing condom during sex = 'rape-adjacent')

    05/02/2017 8:58:20 AM PDT · by jerod · 53 replies
    CBC News website ^ | May 02, 2017 | By Malone Mullin,
    'Stealthing' could be considered assault say experts about secret removal of condom during sex. Paper in Columbia Journal of Gender and Law examines little-known practice some say is 'rape-adjacent' Haley says she knows the trauma of sexual assault. The 20-year-old Edmonton woman says she has experienced multiple forms of it. But when she discloses the details of the latest instance, she says some people shrug it off. That's because Haley is referring to "stealthing," the secretive and non-consensual removal of a condom during otherwise consensual intercourse. (CBC has agreed to not publish Haley's full name as well as those of...
  • California camping trip turns to horror when a group of men threaten to rape woman if she is....

    04/30/2017 3:21:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 30, 2017 | Hannah Parry For
    FULL TITLE: California camping trip turns to horror when a group of men threaten to rape woman if she is still in her tent by daybreak A local couple say their camping trip turned to horror after a gang of men threatened to rape a woman for staying on their 'territory'. The man and woman, who do not want to be named for fear of a reprisal attack, were staying at the Bear River Campground in Colfax, California, over Easter Weekend when they say they were approached by a group of campers. The men arrived in a rusted pickup truck,...
  • Neighbors react after 80-year-old arrested on rape charge

    04/25/2017 6:45:53 PM PDT · by digger48 · 44 replies
    WISH ^ | April 25, 2017 | Howard Monroe
    KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — People in Kokomo are on edge following the arrest of an 80-year-old on rape charges. A woman told police it happened Sunday night on Lafountain Street. According to Kokomo police the woman went to the man’s house to sell him a tablet. It’s not clear how this transaction was initiated, but police say it didn’t originate online. The 29-year-old woman says she was held against her will at gunpoint. Police arrested William Graham for rape, armed robbery and confinement. 24-Hour News 8 was able to speak with the man’s brother, who says this is out of...
  • Over Half of Women Afraid to Use Public Transport as Assaults, Robbery Common

    04/20/2017 8:41:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | April 20, 2017 | Virginia Hale
    A new study by the Paris Region Planning and Development Agency (IAU) has found that 56 per cent of women are afraid to use public transport due to concerns over sex attacks and theft. Le Parisien reports respondents’ insecurity as a “legitimate fear”, noting that 37-per-cent of robberies without violence and 39-per-cent of sexual assaults against women are carried out on public transport and at train stations. “Amongst female respondents, the fear of being attacked or robbed is so strong it prevents them from using public transport,” the IAU said. “Women are four times more likely (6.2 per cent) to...
  • FBI: Portland woman offered 3-year-old for sex

    04/18/2017 7:03:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    KOIN ^ | April 18, 2017 | Brent Weisberg and KOIN 6 News staff
    PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A 27-year-old woman faces a federal charge of attempted sex trafficking of a child after the FBI interviewed a Eugene man in a child pornography investigation. Kelsey Christine Wheeler was arrested Friday by the FBI and is likely to make her first appearance in federal court in Portland Monday.
  • Life Without Norms

    04/18/2017 6:50:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | April 18, 2017 | Bill Murchison
    What you end up with when the moral barriers topple is, not least, the end of due process at American colleges and universities. It's a dreadful prospect you likely wouldn't imagine without having scanned some of the stories on the rape crisis said to be spreading across American campuses. Supposedly, college women are at immense and growing risk of assault by males who take advantage of opportunity and superior strength to "have their way," as the old euphemism had it. Naturally, the claims have invited federal attention. (Everything seems, these days, to invite federal attention.) The respected investigative reporter Stuart...
  • Complaints mount against Utah judge who at rape sentencing called ex-Mormon bishop a ‘good man’

    04/16/2017 12:09:03 PM PDT · by Utah Binger · 29 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | April 15, 2017 | Jessica Miller
    Complaints are mounting against a Utah County judge who earlier this week praised a former Mormon bishop before sending him to prison for sexually abusing two women. Fourth District Judge Thomas Low on Wednesday became emotional as he handed down a prison sentence to Keith Robert Vallejo. Julia Kirby — who was 19 when Vallejo, her brother-in-law, abused her — told The Tribune after the sentencing that she was shocked by the judge's words to her abuser. Now, she plans to file a judicial complaint against him. And she's not the only one. "He completely disregarded her," Lawrence said. "He...