Sunday, January 17, 2016

Twelve years a prisoner...

The prisoner in pink
Twelve years a prisoner - and a lifetime of parole and registrations as a sex offender. That was the sentence handed to Anna Stubblefield on Friday.

Given that the prosecution only sought a fifteen year term - nowhere near the possible maximum  of forty years - a 12 year sentence was a hefty punishment for raping a man with profound disabilities.

Hopefully, this decision will not only deter potential sexual molesters and rapists of our most vulnerable but will also convince die-hard proponents of Facilitated Communication to ditch their charlatanism.

Now, back to walking with C....

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