Maryland Attorney General: Put Angela's rapist on trial

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Anita Kanitz
8 years ago
Patriarchy is the homeland of males; it is Father Land; and men are its agents.

The fact is that we live in a profoundly anti-female society, a misogynistic "civilization" in which men collectively victimize women, attacking us as personifications of their own paranoid fears, as The Enemy. Within this society it is men who rape, who sap women's energy, who deny women economic and political power.

Males do indeed deeply identify with "unwanted fetal tissue," for they sense as their own condition the role of controller, possessor, inhabitor of women. Draining female energy, they feel "fetal." Since this perpetual fetal state is fatal to the Self of the eternal mother (Hostess), males fear women's recognition of this real condition, which would render them infinitely "unwanted." For this attraction/need of males for female energy, seen for what it is, is necrophilia -- not in the sense of love for actual corpses, but of love for those victimized into a state of living death.

Courage is like -- it's a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It's like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.

(Mary Daly)

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Denise Austin
8 years ago
Rape should always be prosecuted and if found guilty the Rapist should be jailed.

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Amber Dulaney
8 years ago
Why isn't justice for women important to you?

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Tom Rimer
8 years ago
I was an alternate juror back in the early 1990's for one of the first marital rape cases in Montgomery County Md. (The defendant was found guilty) So why are "they" only prosecuting "Stranger" rapes? Doesn't seem like the same violent act, regardless of who commits it, is being treated consistently.

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Elah Johnson
8 years ago
Angela is a beautiful woman and activist, working on making lives better for other survivors of domestic violence and rape. Every woman deserves justice, Angela should not be an exception.

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Julia Hilliard
8 years ago
Don't deny justice to women just because it doesn't fit an outdated idea of what rape is. Rape is actually even worse when someone you know, who is supposed to care about you, does it.

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Sara Eckert
8 years ago
He should be hung by his b---s!

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Annie Nelson
8 years ago
Doesn't matter if she knew humor not. Rape is rape and it is NOT okay. Dismissing this case sends a message that it is. I'm terribly disgusted with Maryland State attorneys.

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Nancy M Cassick
8 years ago
Are you kidding????? Of course this is rape. So she knew him.So what! This is horrible. When a female says "NO!" it means no to anyone be it stranger, boyfriend or HUSBAND!!!!!! "NO!" is NO!!!!!

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Rose Weber
8 years ago
This is important to me because I am a teenager who wants to trust that my government will actually protect me if someone in my life attacks me.