JUSTICE FOR RAPE VICTIMS

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Melissa jeffries
5 years ago
SIGNED!

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Marlene Tellier
5 years ago
Last year in the state of ct my grandson who was raped at the young age of 11 by a 35 year old man several times got off serving jail time after the jury acquitted him by means of reasonable doubt. It took the state of ct 5 years to bring this to trial. The rapist failed the polygraph given to him by the Winchester police and was arrested. In those 5 years the rapist gained over 200 lbs and the boy did not recognize him and instead pointed to his brother who looked the the rapist and was about the same weight as the rapist when the rape occurred. They, the states attorney should have prevented this from happening and instructed jury to take into consideration the time lapse of the child seeing his rapist who was in fact the father of the victims cousin. He is free to victimize more children in his home state of Vermont where ct and by dcf have given him custody of his young daughter and to this day is free to rape again. The justice system failed this boy and therefore his faith in our justice system is no more. Sad

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Claire Benoit
5 years ago
Our judicial system is failing sexual violence survivors and women in general way too often. PLEASE help me fight my battle for custody against my rapist!

https://www.change.org/p/united-states-supreme-court-recuse-retired-visiting-judge-from-custody-case-involving-domestic-violence-yolo-county

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Annette Chapman
5 years ago
I am signing this because this once again it a classic 'victim blaming technique". What ARE the police thinking? "Oh, we wont follow through and arrest the rapist. He is a young man with a future ahead of him. We don't want to ruin his life". Now I want you to close your eyes and imagine that the victim is your daughter. Would you have the same callous reation? I bet you the answer to this question is a resounding NO. Rape is rape is rape, no matter what the circumstance! And no means no means no! The victim in this instance is suffering from panic attacks, severe PTSD, violent night terrors and her rapist is still out there. I find a supposed first country's attitude towards this young woman's trauma shocking. Shame on you Ottawa Police Depart. SHAME on you! Oh and btw. it appears that Canadians love to threaten women with rape ... I live on another continent but have had some man threaten me with rape via the internet and yeah, he is Canadian. Stop this circle of violence and abuse towards your female citizens. And do something about this rapist who is probably boasting about it. NO means NO means NO! I hope you get it. I really do. To Melodie, hun, my heart goes out to you and I hope you find inner peace. And lastly I hope your rapist gets charged and goes to jail.

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Maxine Collier
5 years ago
At any stage if a woman says no you stop.
Its simple.
Men understand but decide to be animals as they know they have the law on their side. They come up with all nature of bullshit rational.

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Chelsea Mandes
5 years ago
I am a survivor of rape, a master's of social work student, and I specialize in researching factors related to sexual violence. WE will no longer be silenced or satisfied with subhuman treatment. ALL victims deserve justice.

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Kimberly Mortensen
6 years ago
for justice!

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Hail Miller
6 years ago
I am signing because I went through in reporting my childhood rapist and he still has contact with my 8 year old sister. If a rapist is brought to trial where the evidence of her PTSD and physical trauma can be evaluated by a jury, then it is a step in the right direction for all survivors.

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Courtney Ellis
6 years ago
I'm signing because No means No

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alysha huby
6 years ago
Its fucked how the law is behind thos in the wrong even give them rock spiders the rights to be protected in prisons yet who ever helps an protects the victims who have to live n suffer from sombodys dirty actions for rest of there lives