Assessing the available evidence from the proper perspective – which is to say, that of a cynic who regards all government agencies to be incurably corrupt and incompetent until proven otherwise – it seems clear that if the Bonneville County criminal “justice” system had convicted the offender who actually murdered Leo and Mary Downard, Angie Dodge would probably be alive today.
It is a long-established principle that police officers and the agencies employing them face no specific or institutional liability when they fail to protect individuals from acts of criminal violence. Brittany Irish’s ordeal resembles that of the victims in the pivotal 1981 decision Warren v. District of Columbia in which the D.C Court of Appeals ruled that it is a “fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen.”…
If Brittany Irish had been pulled over by a state trooper who demanded to search her vehicle and person for drugs or cash, she would have been under a state-prescribed duty to submit. This is the kind of “general public service” the police are expected to provide – or, more accurately, to inflict. She cannot opt-out of that “service” without being arrested and possibly killed by those providing it. Those same agents of state-authorized violence, however, opted out of helping Brittany when she and her family needed protection.
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Col. Eyal Karim, the IDF’s intended next chief rabbi, has previously provided misogynistic interpretations of Jewish law that… permits raping ‘Gentile women’ as a way to keep up morale; female MKs and women’s rights organizations, incensed, call for his appointment to be cancelled.
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A Texas cop raped his prisoner on video, while the entire department watched….
Even after several high-ranking La Joya cops, now named in the complaint, knew about their officer’s sexual assault… after witnessing footage from the jail’s video-surveillance cameras, the officers never transported the victim to a medical facility…
Video footage of the savage assault was recorded on La Joya police’s surveillance cameras May 29, 2014…
Peralez pleaded guilty in October 2015 to official oppression and to violating the civil rights of an inmate.
He was sentenced to 180 days in jail after he was caught on video committing sexual assault….
Texas Rangers launched an investigation into Paralez after an anonymous La Joya police employee, who is not identified in the complaint, reported he saw the rape on a video recording.
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A few days ago, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan compared himself to a rape victim after a gruelling shoot. Singer Sona Mohapatra, one of the few people from the Indian film industry to criticise Khan’s comment, has written about being trolled and receiving threats for her views.
Mohapatra has been tweeting about the string of abusive tweets she was been receiving. In a viral Facebook post, she referred to a recent brutal rape in India, and wrote of the need to speak out against rape culture.
On Facebook, she wrote: “The fact that I have been mercilessly trolled in the last 48 hours, with 1000’s of rape threats, inundated with morphed naked porn images & threatened to be put out of work & lots more is only an indication of the poison in our society. Poison that gets a chance to flow freely when national ‘Icons’ created not only by their followers & audience but encouraged by their peers & media, regularly misbehave, talk rubbish, do rubbish, don’t get punished, don’t learn from their mistakes but instead get encouraged, celebrated, pack cinema halls & become brand ambassadors of ‘goodwill’.” Read more…