Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska.: Retract the charges on Jeremy Steen!

Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska.: Retract the charges on Jeremy Steen!

    1. Cherise Egnor
    2. Petition by

      Cherise Egnor

      Blackpool, United Kingdom

A 15-year-old boy who was raped by a 34-year-old woman now faces child support in Nebraska.
This is the case for now 19-year-old Jeremy Steen, of Lincoln, Nebraska. In 2008, Steen was seduced and raped repeatedly by his 34-year-old baby sitter Linda Kazinsky. Sources testified that the sexual abuse took place weekly for nearly 3 years. After police were alerted, Ms. Kazinsky was arrested and charged with statutory rape and false imprisonment.
Kazinsky was employed as a babysitter for the Steens for nearly 3 years.
After Kazinsky’s release from Nebraska’s state prison system in 2012 she was able to regain custody of her child. The child had been a ward of the state for the first 13 months until Debra Kazinsky, Linda’s sister, was able to gain custody. After being reunited with her child, Kazinsky promptly filed for Aid and Government assistance which in turn landed Jeremy with a subpena for child support.
Jeremy had his day in court and was ordered to pay $475 a month in child support to Linda Kazinsky as well as a whopping $23,000 in back Child Support payments.

The fact that this is happening is absolutely disgusting and completely wrong! We're hoping that if this petition can get 500,000 signatures that Dave Heineman will see sense and fix the issue!

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Retract the charges on Jeremy Steen!

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    • Sabrina Shin SãO PAULO, BRAZIL
      • 9 months ago

      It is an absurd that a victim of rape should be paying for what he suffered. Justice must take place asap!

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    • Lois Stevens NORWICH, CT
      • 10 months ago

      The woman did not have care of the child from 2008-2012. She should not get any back support for that time period.He also should not be charged for any child support for the time before he became legally an adult witch would have bean in 2012.

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    • arthur brands METAIRIE, LA
      • 10 months ago

      Victimizing rape victims is no way to behave!

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    • Ton Verheyen AMERSFOORT, NETHERLANDS
      • 10 months ago

      Because It's ridiculous that he must pay child support to someone who raped him.

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    • Danielle Fuller SANDY, UT
      • 10 months ago

      Men deserve equal rights to.

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