Alleged Herman Cain Sexual Harrassment Story Gets Upgraded To Criminal Sexual Abuse

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    Alleged Herman Cain Sexual Harrassment Story Gets Upgraded To Criminal Sexual Abuse



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    Now, let’s be clear, these allegations are unproven and Herman Cain is entitled to the same presumption of innocence that anyone accused of a crime has a right to. But Cain has now been accused of a crime. Cain’s alleged actions occurred in the District of Columbia, where the law provides that “[w]hoever engages in a sexual act or sexual contact with another person and who should have knowledge or reason to know that the act was committed without that other person’s permission, shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days and, in addition, may be fined in an amount not to exceed $1,000.”


    These allegations also up the ante considerably for the many, many Republicans who raced to defend Cain last week by denying that sexual harassment is even a real problem. (They are wrong. One in 10 women in the workplace will at some point be “promised promotion or better treatment if they [are] ‘sexually cooperative’” with a co-worker or supervisor.) Yet even the GOP’s most rabid deniers of sexism will have a tough time arguing that there is nothing wrong with grabbing a person’s genitals against their will or trying to physically push them to perform oral sex on you.
     
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    What about Bill Clinton? was that sexual harrassment? I really felt sorry for Paula Jones during that crisis.
     
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    wait..... rape in dc only has a punishment of 180 days jail and a $1,000 fine?

    ETA: not saying cain raped anyone but

    “[w]hoever engages in a sexual act or sexual contact with another person and who should have knowledge or reason to know that the act was committed without that other person’s permission, shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days and, in addition, may be fined in an amount not to exceed $1,000.”

    sure sounds like rape and seems a light punishment for such a thing.......
     
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    hmmm.....

    waited 3 days before the statue of limitations was about to run out and settled for money out of court........

    how is that different than cain?
     
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    I hate to be a dick to someone accusing someone of such important allegations but at the same time this chick is so incredible it' not even funny. Will this girl be sued or go to jail?
     
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    Well, have at it lefties. She says he did something. He's denying it. So good luck proving the allegation.
     
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    Anagram of the day:

    Herman Cain = reachin' man


    :lol:
     
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    ...a settlement that did not include any admission of guilt.
     
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    I am hearing that her 13 yr old son will be her attorney for the hearing.
     

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