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  • Female Inmate Allegedly Coerced Into Retracting Rape Accusations Against Transgender Inmate, Sues Prison

    02/21/2020 10:53:34 AM PST · by cann · 22 replies
    Dailycaller ^ | February 21, 2020 12:02 PM ET | MARLO SAFI
    A female inmate at an Illinois women’s prison is suing the prison after she alleged she was raped by a transgender inmate and that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) conducted a sham investigation of her report.
  • Refugee adjudicator (Canada) doubts rape survivor’s story because she chose life for her child

    02/14/2020 12:28:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Live Action News ^ | Feb. 11, 2020 | Sarah Terzo
    A refugee adjudicator in Canada is under fire for saying she did not believe a woman’s report of rape because she chose not to abort the child who was conceived as a result. The adjudicator, a female, Sarwanjit Randhawa, repeatedly asked the woman, “If you’re raped, why would you keep a child of rape?” According to an article in Global News, the survivor said “it was her first child and she is against abortion. She also said she knows what it’s like to grow up without parents and that it isn’t the baby’s fault how she was conceived.” This was...
  • Two Ohio State football players suspended following rape, kidnapping charges

    02/12/2020 10:56:58 AM PST · by buckalfa · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12, 2020 | Paulina Dedaj
    Two Ohio State football players were arrested Wednesday and accused in the rape and kidnapping of a woman earlier this month at their shared Ohio apartment. Jahsen Wint and Amir Riep, both 21, are facing two felony counts of rape and kidnapping. Columbus police alleged that the pair forced a woman to falsely admit on video that she engaged in consensual sex after being assaulted by the two men on Feb. 4, The Columbus Dispatch reported, citing a police affidavit.
  • Snoop Dogg: I didn't threaten Gayle King, but she 'was very disrespectful towards Kobe Bryant'

    02/09/2020 1:39:40 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 9, 2020 | Joe Concha
    Snoop Dogg said Saturday he wasn't threatening CBS News anchor Gayle King over a recent interview in which she broached the Kobe Bryant rape case following his death last week. The clarification comes after CBS News president Susan Zirinsky said the network "fully supports" King while vigorously condemning “reprehensible” threats made against King. "When I said what I said, I spoke for the people who felt like Gayle was very disrespectful towards Kobe Bryant and his family," Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., said in a video on Instagram on Saturday. "Now with that being said,...
  • Liza Sejkora: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (Karma caught up with a rapist)

    02/08/2020 8:23:06 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 23 replies
    The Heavy ^ | February 8, 2020 | Erin Laviola
    Liza Sejkora is the now-former principal from Camas, Washington, who made national headlines after suggesting on Facebook that she felt Kobe Bryant had deserved to die. She resigned from her position at Camas High School after receiving multiple threats. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020. Hours after the news broke, Sejkora wrote on her Facebook page, “Not gonna lie. Seems to me that karma caught up with a rapist today.” Sejkora was referring to the 2003 case in which Bryant was accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman...
  • Is it safe to speak the truth about Kobe Bryant?

    02/08/2020 1:41:28 PM PST · by conservative98 · 75 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 8, 2020 | 3:17pm | Phil Mushnick
    Can we come out now? Is it safe, yet, to speak or write the truth? Or is it still too soon? Since the sudden, tragic death of Kobe Bryant two weeks ago, I’ve thought of the many men who, in just the past three years, have had their careers and reputations destroyed or seriously stained by allegations of sexual harassment or assault. Among them: Actors Scott Baio, Gerard Depardieu, Morgan Freeman. In TV, Tavis Smiley, Les Moonves, Matt Lauer. Noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, famous chef Mario Batali, opera star Placido Domingo. Minnesota Senator/comedian Al Franken was forced to resign...
  • Bill Cosby tweets from prison to thank Snoop Dogg for his support as they slam Gayle King for trying 'to tarnish the legacy of successful black men'

    02/07/2020 1:08:53 PM PST · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 01:44 EST, 7 February 2020 | FRANCES MULRANEY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby thanked Snoop Dogg after the rapper posted 'Free Bill Cosby' in an expletive-ridden social media rant ------------------------------------- Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby rushed to thank rapper Snoop Dogg for calling for his freedom as they slammed Gayle King for trying 'to tarnish the legacy of successful black men' after the CBS presenter brought up Kobe Bryant's rape allegations. Cosby, 81, joined Snoop Dogg in slamming CBS, King and Oprah for trying 'to tarnish the image and legacy of successful Black Men even in death' after CBS host King faced intense backlash over an interview in which she...
  • Woman Told Man 'You're a Rapist' in Front of Wife at Worcester Cafe

    02/06/2020 11:14:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Worcester ^ | 2/4/2020 | James Connell
    A WOMAN confronted the man she accused of raping her when she spotted him with his wife in a Worcester cafe, a court heard. The woman, who cannot be identified, gave evidence from the witness box at Worcester Crown Court yesterday, telling the jury that Richard Hirschfield raped her on a fire escape in the city 22 years ago. Declining the use of a screen, the complainant said she was 16 and a ‘vulnerable’ and ‘troubled’ girl when she was raped outside the former Midland Shire Farmers building in The Butts in July 1998. But the 43-year-old defendant of Dilmore...
  • Man charged with rape of girl, 5, at US embassy complex in Delhi

    02/06/2020 2:38:23 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    Guardian ^ | 02 06 2020 | Staff
    A man has been charged after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the premises of the US embassy in Delhi. The 25-year-old was arrested at the high-security mission in the Indian capital on Sunday after the girl’s family complained of the sexual assault, which allegedly took place on Saturday at the living quarters for local housekeeping staff , the investigating officer, Yogesh Kumar, told AFP on Thursday. Kumar said preliminary medical tests confirmed the girl had been raped. The man was charged under child rape laws, which carry the death penalty. The sprawling diplomatic compound is one of the...
  • Judge Upbraids UConn for Unfair Investigation (into alleged rape). The university disallowed the testimony of witnesses who would have undermined the accuser's credibility.

    02/06/2020 8:43:43 AM PST · by karpov · 25 replies
    Reason ^ | February 6, 2020 | Robby Soave
    The University of Connecticut expelled a male student for an allegedly nonconsensual sexual encounter with a female student. But now a judge has issued a temporary restraining order to halt the student's removal, on the grounds that the university's investigation was wildly unfair. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has obtained a transcript of the court proceeding, which took place on January 23. As it shows, U.S. District Judge Michael Shea was especially perturbed that UConn did not interview key witnesses who would have undermined the accuser's credibility. "I am troubled by aspects of this procedure," said Shea,...
  • Pro-abortion New Mexico group’s billboards equate pro-life laws to rape

    01/29/2020 9:23:39 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Live Action News ^ | January 29, 2020 | Elle Kay
    An attention-getting new billboard on I-25 between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, recently tested a new strategy of pro-abortion outreach. The billboard, clearly meant to shock, reads, “Rape is about power and control. So are abortion bans.” Another billboard, placed on the side of a truck which circled New Mexico’s Capitol building as well as in downtown Santa Fe last week bore the messages, “Voted against abortion access? We didn’t forget,” and “Keep abortion safe and legal.” ProgressNow New Mexico, a group fighting to keep abortion legal in the state, is the group behind the billboards. Marianna Anaya, the...
  • The Totality Of Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Is Complicated, And That’s OK

    01/28/2020 11:49:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    The Federalist, ^ | January 28, 2020 | Emily Jashinsky
    At the time of his passing, Kobe Bryant was, by all accounts, a wonderful husband and father. His death is tragic, for his family and fans. A period of national mourning is wholly appropriate. Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez was suspended by her paper for tweeting about the rape case Bryant battled in 2003, hours after his death. The Post said Sonmez’s suspension came because her tweets did not “pertain” to her “coverage area,” and because her “behavior on social media is making it harder for others to do their work as Washington Post journalists.”This is a story with many...
  • Washington Post journalist is suspended after tweeting a link to a 2016 story about Kobe Bryant's rape case just hours after he died in helicopter crash

    01/27/2020 3:15:13 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 182 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 27 Jan 20 | By Ariel Zilber
    Washington Post journalist has been suspended by the newspaper after she tweeted a link on Sunday to a years-old story about the Kobe Bryant rape case just hours after the basketball legend and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash. Felicia Sonmez, who covers national politics for the Post, took to Twitter shortly after the world learned of Bryant’s death along with eight others aboard his private helicopter which crashed outside of Los Angeles. She posted a link to an April 2016 story from the news site The Daily Beast which carried the headline: ‘Kobe Bryant’s Disturbing Rape Case:...
  • Meet the group injured most by ban on counseling against gayness

    01/25/2020 8:11:19 PM PST · by fwdude · 14 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | January 25, 2020 | WND Staff
    Local and state governments in the United States and other nations have been banning counseling individuals to get rid of unwanted same-sex attractions. But there's one population that's being injured each time that happens. Rape victims. Male rape victims. In the United States, more than a dozen states or local governments have moved to suppress information that counselors could provide to those victims. Recently, officials in the city of Tampa, Florida, appealed a federal judge's decision to block an ordinance prohibiting the counseling of children who seek help overcoming same-sex attractions.
  • NC sheriff: Man held woman in 'sexual servitude' for 5 years

    01/25/2020 6:07:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 24, 2020 | Associated Press
    ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man is accused of keeping a woman “in sexual servitude” for five years, authorities in North Carolina said. Salvador Espinoza Escobar, 48, was expected in court Friday after being charged with one count of felony human trafficking, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. He was taken into custody Wednesday, the same day the investigation began.
  • DNA Could Link As Many as 25 Victims to Alleged ‘Pillowcase Rapist’: Authorities

    01/23/2020 10:21:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | January 23, 2020 | Curt Anderson
    A DNA match has led to a Florida man prosecutors suspect is the “pillowcase rapist” responsible for numerous sexual assaults of women in the Miami area during the 1980s. Robert Koehler, 60, was arrested over the weekend in Brevard County and was being held without bond Thursday after his transfer to a Miami jail. He faces charges in one assault though authorities say as many as 25 victims could be involved. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said it will take time to locate victims and determine if there is enough evidence to prosecute all of these cases. The rapes...
  • NYC sanctuary policy spared undocumented Guyanese immigrant from deportation, left him on the street to rape and murder 92-year-old Queens woman: ICE officials

    01/18/2020 11:51:59 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    Daily News ^ | 01 14 2020 | Larry McShane
    Federal immigration officials, after blaming the city’s sanctuary policy for a 92-year-old woman’s rape and murder, were blasted Tuesday by City Hall for using the tragedy to trumpet their immigration agenda. The NYPD ignored a federal request to turn over an undocumented Guyanese immigrant busted in November for assaulting his father, leaving the twisted suspect free to kill helpless nonagenarian Maria Fuentes six weeks later, charged Thomas Decker, field office director for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removal operations. “Clearly the politicians care more about criminal illegal aliens than the citizens they are elected to serve and protect," said...
  • Question about rape ends up on biology homework assignment for 9th-graders at Klein Collins HS

    01/15/2020 7:37:17 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    Click 2 Houston ^ | 01 14 2020 | Staff
    A question about rape ends up on a biology homework assignment for ninth graders at a Houston-area high school. Klein Independent School District confirms a teacher at Klein Collins High School sent home what the district calls an “inappropriate homework question” on a take-home assignment Friday. The question was part of a biology DNA assignment and reads: “Suzy was assaulted in an alley and is a victim of rape. The police collected a sample of sperm that was left at the crime scene and now have three suspects in custody. Which of the suspects rape (sic) Suzy?” Parents along with...
  • Harvey Weinstein charged with sex crimes in Los Angeles

    01/06/2020 10:46:03 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 6, 2020 | Rebecca Rosenberg
    Harvey Weinstein has been slapped with sex crime charges in Los Angeles, The Post has learned. LA prosecutors are planning a news conference to announce the charges at 2 p.m. New York time Monday, according to three sources briefed on the matter. The blockbuster move comes just one day before jury selection is set to start in Weinstein’s highly anticipated rape and sex abuse trial in New York.
  • Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial Starts Today With Media & Jury In The Spotlight

    01/06/2020 8:36:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | January 6, 2020 | Dominic Patten
    Over two years after the first exposés on Harvey Weinstein and allegations of rampant sexual harassment and assaults were first published, the Oscar-winning producer’s criminal trial is set to begin today in New York City, kind of. If found guilty of the five felony charges that he faces based on allegations from two women and indictments from a grand jury convened by District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., the 67-year-old Weinstein could face life in prison in what is the first major trial of the #MeToo era.