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In Alabama, rapists have parental rights


When a young woman came to the Family Services of North Alabama office last year for help with trauma, saying she had been raped by her step-uncle when she was 15, rape crisis advocate Portia Shepherd heard something that “killed ...

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NYC rape case prompts calls to close police sex loophole

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers, handcuffed the woman and told ...

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Fact Check: Justice Alito’s misleading claim about sex offender rearrests

“Repeat sex offenders pose an especially grave risk to children. ‘When convicted sex offenders reenter society, they are much more likely than any other type of offender to be rearrested for a new rape or sexual assault.'”-Supreme Court Justice Samuel ...

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Idaho judge: No sex for man convicted of rape

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — An Idaho judge has ordered a 19-year-old man not to have sex with anyone before he marries as part of his sentencing for statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl. Judge Randy Stoker sentenced Cody Duane Scott ...

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New York City gang rape charges dropped

NEW YORK — Prosecutors said Wednesday a young woman who accused five teenage boys of chasing away her father and gang-raping her in a playground has recanted her story and they’re dropping criminal charges against the boys. The boys had ...

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Rikers Island guard guard charged with rape

NEW YORK — Authorities say a Rikers Island correction officer has been suspended after having sex with an inmate. A criminal complaint states Nicole Bartley told investigators she was “fooled” by the inmate into a romantic relationship and had planned ...

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