The crime news is hotter than the temperature these days and rumors are flying like kites in the breeze, so on the show this week, I talk with my favorite defense attorney David McGruder about the so-called “Cop Rape Case” involving two police officers who were acquitted of raping a young fashion executive DESPITE being convicted of offenses that resulted in ruining their police career and being kicked off the police force. This acquittal makes no sense AT ALL so David breaks it down for me!
This show could save your life! Susan Bartelstone was assaulted by an ex-boyfriend when she was 19 and she became determined to learn how to protect herself. She’ll be talking about the top 10 things you can do to keep yourself safe and about how to head off catastrophic budget cuts to service for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors.
Rape is subject to various legal definitions around the world. Wendy Murphy says a Massachusetts Supreme Court requires too much evidence of physical force and argues for two categories of rape: with and without force.
Rape happens because we as a country have not committed to creating cultures of prevention focused on sexual and dating violence in our schools and communities.
The following are the resources, groups and organizations mentioned in my radio show of 10/15/09.
Two thought-provoking topics today: Alternative healing techniques and the connection between alcohol and rape.
1 in 3 women in the military have been raped or sexually assaulted
Yes Means Yes Blog: There is only one rapist alleged [in the Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger case]. But there are so, so many participants… And now, as these details emerge, ESPN has instructed its entire team of reporters to not report any of this information. Read more: This Is What Rape Culture Looks Like «.
Learn more from RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) http://www.rainn.org/taxonomy/term/4