Post Tagged with: "blame the victim"

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Ultra Music Festival in 2013, Miami

Florida Judge Blames Rape Victim For Attending Music Festival

A Florida Judge cited a dance music festival as the cause for a young girl being raped by a government employee until she soiled herself.

by Mike Sainato· · News
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Christian College Blames “Feminists” For Unjustly Jailing Rapists And Child Abusers

According to Patrick Henry College’s Prof. Baskerville, rape, child molestation, and battery are nonviolent, or even nonexistent, crimes and women are to blame for America’s high rate of incarceration.

by Rika Christensen· · News
'Nuisance property' or 'crime-free housing' ordinances, are being misused to punish victims of domestic abuse and force landlords to unnecessarily evict. Image of Lakisha Briggs by Jessica Kourkounis  @ New York Times

To Ignore & Abuse: Police Label Battered Woman A “Nuisance” And Try To Evict Her For Calling 911

‘Nuisance property,’ or ‘crime-free housing’ ordinances, are being misused to punish victims of domestic abuse and force landlords to unnecessarily evict women for the crime of calling 911 for help.

by T. Steelman· · News
The Steubenville rapists get one whole year for actual rape but we'll throw the guy that helped expose them in jail for a decade? What the hell is wrong with our justice system?  Picture courtesy of HuffPo

Man Who Helped Expose Steubenville Rapists Faces More Jail Time Than They Do

The Steubenville rapists get one whole year for actual rape but we’ll throw the guy that helped expose them in jail for a decade? What the hell is wrong with our justice system?

by T. Steelman· · News
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Conservative Radio Host Tells Newtown Families To ‘Go To Hell’ (AUDIO)

The gun debate is a very hot issue, with lots of anger on both sides of the debate. But one Conservative takes it too far and tells the Newtown families and families of every other shooting victim to ‘go to hell.’

by Shannon Argueta· · News
New Hampshire Republican – Don’t Punish Domestic Violence Because ‘People Are Always Free To Leave’ (VIDEO)

New Hampshire Republican – Don’t Punish Domestic Violence Because ‘People Are Always Free To Leave’ (VIDEO)

Since the vast majority of victims in domestic abuse cases are women, it’s not terribly surprising to hear a Republican default to the old right wing stand-by of ‘blame the victim.’

by Walt Dismay· · News
The David Pakman Show – ‘Rape-Provoking’ Miniskirts Now Against The Law In Swaziland (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – ‘Rape-Provoking’ Miniskirts Now Against The Law In Swaziland (VIDEO)

‘The act of the rapist is made easy because it would be easy to remove the half-cloth worn by the women. It’s institutionalizing the blame of the victim.’

by David Pakman· · News
School District Blames Child Rape Victim For Her Rape

School District Blames Child Rape Victim For Her Rape

In a time when a victim of child rape can be blamed, even in the supposedly ‘enlightened’ Bay Area, we really do have a long way to go, baby.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
NYC’s New Approach To Rape Prevention: Blame Women’s Clothing

NYC’s New Approach To Rape Prevention: Blame Women’s Clothing

Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood has had a recent increase sexual attacks. New York City’s finest, always on the beat, has taken a proactive approach to the problem, by giving wardrobe advice to women.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News