Off the Wire: Feb. 14, 2014

Posted: February 14, 2014 in Abuse Prevention, Off the Wire
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

While this is supposed to be a day of love it is also, unfortunately, it is also a day that sees a spike in date rape. One organization, V-Day, has designated Valentine’s Day as theirs to speak out against rape culture and violence:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erin-levin/one-billion-rising_b_2641123.html

This is utterly reprehensible: A Kentucky trooper wants his job back after raping a 15-year-old girl, calling it a “moral mistake” and he has now “gotten right” with his family.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/02/13/kentucky-trooper-wants-job-back-because-raping-that-girl-was-just-a-moral-mistake/

You may have seen this one floating around Facebook lately:
ryanraped

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