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Old 10-04-2012, 11:01 AM
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Default Disabled woman's rapist acquitted......

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See, back in 2008, a man from Bridgeport, Connecticut, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 26-year old woman with cerebral palsy who can’t speak and has very little body movement. But was it LEGITIMATE RAPE? No. No it was not, and the Supreme Court overturned his conviction because the victim did not “scream,” nor did she “bite” or “kick” her assailant. Nor was she considered legally unconscious, which would have spared her the burden of managing to bite, kick, or scream in spite of her substantial physical disabilities. But there is a bright side, dear readers, because this young lady will surely be relieved to discover that she was not legitimately raped!

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Old 10-04-2012, 11:08 AM
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I am beyond livid at this the fact you have to be LEGITIMATELY rapes make my stomach churn. I dont give a **** if you are walking around naked in the middle of an orgy if any sexual activity is forced on you its rape plain and simple.
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The words which come to mind are not remotely fit to type here.

I'm disgusted by our legal system yet again.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:10 AM
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This makes me want to cry and throw up...
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:11 AM
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The words which come to mind are not remotely fit to type here.

I'm disgusted by our legal system yet again.
^ This there are no words for how this makes me feel
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:15 AM
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This is one I've got to look up the Supreme Court opinion on. I want to see who voted how, see just HOW they justified this (but hey, any court that can define "eminent domain" the way this one did a few years back can twist anything . . ." and read the dissenting opinions.

EDIT: Wait. It was the Connecticut Supreme court.

I still want to read the opinion. And I hope this one does get kicked up to the Supremes, although I don't have reason to have high expectations of them.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:20 AM
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WOW, I just got shivers and a bad feeling that is just so horrible. I just cant imagine.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:24 AM
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Haven't had a chance to read it all yet, but I did find it. Here it is for anyone who wants to read it.

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Old 10-04-2012, 12:14 PM
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That's so wrong and disgusting.
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:46 PM
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Sickening! Our justice system fails yet again! Women are STILL treated as something less than....I hope it goes further and hope it gets over turned. That SOB is now reinforced so he can go do it again and again. I hope someone shoots him!Someone ought to go in the guise of a severely disabled person in his area...as bait and have a 9 mm under a blanket on her lap. Then when he tries it, shoot his balls off!
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