Showing posts with label sex offenders. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sex offenders. Show all posts

Another Sexual Assault In Service Of The Drug War

by Jacob Sullum.   Public servants or simple perverts, you decide. Yet another case of a driver sexually assaulted in the name of the war on drugs dramatically illustrates the dangerously broad power that police officers have to mess with motorists. According to a lawsuit filed last September, described in a February 3 ruling by federal judge in         ... MORE

Ali Waked: Saudi Arabia Proposes Executions Of Gays

The birthplace of Islam.    The Saudi judiciary has demanded stricter punishments, including death sentences, against homosexuals who display their sexuality in public and on social media, Okaz newspaper reported. According to the paper, over the last six months the Saudi judiciary reviewed 35 cases of homosexuality and what it calls sexual     ... MORE

Multiculturalism Trumps Protecting Women From Rape

by Dennis Prager.   Since the scores of New Year's Eve sexual attacks on German women by hundreds of men identified as Arab or North African, the left in Germany has faced a dilemma: which to fight for first -- women's human rights or multiculturalism? This was the same dilemma that faced British authorities between 1997 and 2013. During those  ... MORE

John Stossel: Escaping Tyranny

The joy of thinking for yourself.  North Korea is called the "worst place on earth" for good reason. Thousands of people are tortured. Some North Koreans eat rodents to try to survive, and many starve anyway. In winter, they freeze. No one but the dictator has any true freedom, and no one is allowed to leave. One person who understands that is   ... MORE

North Carolina Teen Prosecuted For Taking Naked Selfie

by Tara Culp-Ressler.  Gov't figures a little prison time should fix him. A 17-year-old in North Carolina struck a plea deal last week to avoid serving jail time on felony sex offender charges. His crime? Taking a nude photo of himself. The photo in question was discovered when the teenager’s cell phone was searched during a wider investigation   ... MORE

Religious Sex Perverts: ISIS Enshrines A Theology Of Rape

by Rukmini Callimachi.  In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to do was not a sin.  Because the preteen girl practiced a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only gave him the right to rape her — it condoned and encouraged it, he insisted.  He bound her hands    ... MORE

Drug War Update - Jacob Sullum: Texas Cops Sexually Assault Another Motorist In The Name Of Pot Prohibition

Another warrantless roadside cavity probe.      What is it with Texas cops and roadside vaginal searches? Last May I described three strikingly similar cases in which Texas troopers fruitlessly looked for marijuana in the private parts of women pulled over for minor traffic offenses. The incidents were outrageous enough to inspire a new  ... MORE

Jeremy Egerer: Should Women Be Allowed To Drink?

A sobering thought.    In an age of social liberalism, you can expect to see many things become legal. One thing that hasn't become legal and that almost nobody has considered legalizing is childhood drinking.  And the reason nobody has really suggested it is because each and every one of us knows that children are idiots. You never really know what    ... MORE

The Drug War Now Features Roadside Sexual Assaults

by Jacob Sullum.      Last month the Texas House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that requires police officers to obtain a warrant before probing the anuses and vaginas of motorists during traffic stops. The fact that the bill was deemed necessary speaks volumes about the way the war on drugs has eroded our Fourth Amendment    ... MORE

Woman Sues LAPD For Kidnap And Sexually Assault

Punished for not putting out. When Kim Nguyen called a cab after a few drinks, she thought she was on the right side of the law. But in spite of her best efforts, the 27-year-old pharmacist explains she was thrown from a police cruiser after Los Angeles police officers kidnapped and sexually assaulted her while she was waiting for that cab. ... MORE

Matt Agorist: Florida Woman Had To Film Herself Being Raped By A Cop So That Police Would Believe Her Story

Badges don't grant special rights.   A man whose job was to help guide people after they’ve been released from prison, has been arrested himself, after being accused of vile criminal acts. A parole officer in South Florida was arrested this week for sexually assaulting a woman on probation. The woman was so scared of violating her probation   ... MORE

VIDEO: Wendy McElroy - Fallacy Of The Rape Culture

The Year The Crusade Against 'Rape Culture' Stumbled

by Cathy Young.     December has not been a good month for the feminist crusade against the "rape culture." The Rolling Stone account of a horrific fraternity gang rape at the University of Virginia, which many advocates saw as a possible "tipping point"—a shocking wake-up call demonstrating that even the most brutal sexual assaults on   ... MORE

VIDEO: Is Bill Cosby The Real Victim?

Woman Stops At DUI Checkpoint, Gets Raped At Gunpoint

Department announces cop to be fired.      The Officer, Stephen Maiorino, was arrested on Oct. 20, 2014, and charged with allegedly raping the woman five days earlier. Maiorino, an eight-year veteran with the Boynton Beach Police Department, earned an “Officer of the Month” award in 2010, and was featured both on an episode of the   ... MORE