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Injecting Reality Into Nonsense: PCAR & the Letourneau/Faulaau Interview

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape has done a great service to sanity in releasing an edited, non-sanitized version of what ABC’s press release on Barbara Walters’ interview with Mary Letourneau and Villi Faulaau should have looked like from the start. PCAR’s unblinking release speaks for itself, but among the idiocies that it should help to contradict […]

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Cathy Young Wants Feminists to Describe Rape As “Ugly Sexual Encounters.” Don’t Let Her.

It might be irony, the way it’s commonly portrayed. Or it might just be rank hypocrisy. Whatever it is, Cathy Young, in her May 20, 2015, post embodies it. The caption under the istock photo the Washington Post chose to accompany this vacuous and alarmist piece was the following: “We need to stop prosecuting bad behavior as […]

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Copperhead Road: A Novel CopperheadRoad.BookCover

Copperhead Road is a character driven, psychological thriller about the extremities of the human spirit and the power of friendship. As a former special victims prosecutor and a victim of chronic child sexual abuse, there are touches of my personal story in this book, but it’s more an amalgamation of the thousands of cases and brave children I’ve encountered over the years. This book is for them, and every boy and girl still silent, helpless, and alone. Thanks for taking a look.

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