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Jackass in the video deserved it, poor frog
Posted by Nitidiuscula on March 18, 2012 at 9:37 AM · Report this
Vince 2
Another Teabagger arrested. This time in San Diego for sexual assault. Teabaggers=pervs.
Posted by Vince on March 18, 2012 at 9:41 AM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 3
Yep. And a whole shit-ton of Occutards arrested in New York too.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty http://www.nra.org on March 18, 2012 at 10:04 AM · Report this
seatackled 4
McCain's ability to judge candidate qualifications is without peer.
Posted by seatackled on March 18, 2012 at 11:51 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 5
@4

FTW

Yeah, how did his pick for VP turn out again?
Posted by passionate_jus on March 18, 2012 at 12:02 PM · Report this
passionate_jus 6
Another caucus meltdown for the GOP, this time in the important swing state of MO.

Police had to shut down the biggest caucus site of the day, police helicopters were called out and two Ron Paul supporters were arrested.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-…

It's never a good idea to piss off your supporters and potential volunteers, especially in such an important state.

Could Obama win the Show Me State this year?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Stat…
Posted by passionate_jus on March 18, 2012 at 12:20 PM · Report this
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The Washington Post:

In many societies in the Middle East, the loss of a girl’s virginity outside of marriage—even in cases of rape— can be seen as a stain of honor on the family and the girl. The family’s honor can often be restored if she marries her rapist.

Filali’s father said in an interview with online Moroccan newspaper goud.ma that the court officials themselves had suggested the marriage option after Amina’s family reported the rape. Amina is believed to have been first accosted on the street and raped when she was 15.

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Then he started beating once they were married. She went to her mother for help, who suggested that she be patient. "Just try to make it work," I imagine Mom saying.

Amina killed herself by swallowing rat poison. Again, she was sixteen. What were you doing when you were sixteen?
Posted by floater on March 18, 2012 at 12:21 PM · Report this
treefort 8
The forced to marry rapist thing is a really terrible system. It seems like it would encourage men to rape the girls the want to marry.
Posted by treefort on March 18, 2012 at 6:52 PM · Report this
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Sometimes they got honor killings too.... That is when the father, brother or uncle kill the bad guys..
Posted by pupuguru http://www.godsweed.org on March 18, 2012 at 7:08 PM · Report this
keshmeshi 10
@7,

Did you get the impression that Sloggers think that case was an outlier?

What's egregious about this specific case is that Morocco is supposed to be more modern than most of the rest of the Arab world.
Posted by keshmeshi on March 19, 2012 at 4:29 PM · Report this

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