Sunday, January 31, 2010

GA - Lawmaker Wants To Expand DNA Database

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Another politicians trying to make a name for themselves by making a bill that will NOT PREVENT any crime. It may help solve one after the fact, but that is all. If I knew the government would not abuse the database, I'd be all for this, but we know they always do abuse stuff.

01/25/2010

By Rebekka Schramm

Named After Lawrenceville Woman Murdered In Tennessee

ATLANTA -- A state lawmaker wants Georgia to become the 21st state to require defendants to give DNA samples at the time of arrest, rather than waiting until after conviction.

State Rep. Rob Tiehlet (Email), a Smyrna democrat, is sponsoring a bill he’s calling the Johnia Berry Act. It’s named for a 21-year-old Lawrenceville woman who was murdered in her apartment while a graduate student at the University of Tennessee in 2004.
- And I am so sick and tired of politicians exploiting people, when they are in pain, and humanizing laws by attaching someone's name to it.  Who would knock down a law with someone's name attached to it?  They know this as well.

Berry’s mother Joan wears a locket around her neck that contains a photo of her daughter and a locket of her hair. “I wear it every day,” she said.

Mike Berry is Johnia’s father. “I would never want anybody to get a call at 5 o’clock in the morning in Knoxville to identify the body of their daughter,” he said.
- Who doesn't want that?  But, this bill would not prevent this either.  It's just another way for the government to intrude into our lives, while exploiting fear.

Johnia’s case went unsolved for three years. Then finally, there was a DNA match from Taylor Lee Olson, who was convicted on an unrelated crime.
- So, it was unrelated, so how did they get his DNA in the first place?

From that case, Tennessee enacted the “Johnia Berry Act,” which requires DNA samples at the time a suspect’s mugshot and fingerprints are collected after a felony arrest. Tielhet, who is running for Attorney General, wants the same thing to happen in Georgia. “Currently in Georgia, DNA samples are taken only from a very limited number of felony convictions,” Tielhet said.
- Of course he's running for something, that is why these issues come out, to help them get elected! I can see it now, they arrest you for some speeding ticket or something, get your DNA, then say "My bad, you are free to go now!"

The Berrys never got to see their daughter’s alleged killer face justice. Olson committed suicide in 2007. Still, they want Georgia’s DNA database expanded to prevent crimes and keep others from going unsolved. “I miss her every day, and our life will never be the same,” said Joan Berry.
- So he committed suicide.  What justice would you have liked done? Having a DNA database, even if they got DNA from birth of everyone, would not "prevent" anything!  You people are living in Wonderland!



The biggest obstacle in getting the bill passed likely will be the cost. Expanding Georgia’s DNA database would likely cost more than $6 million a year. Plus, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is already struggling to keep up with a backlog of DNA evidence.
- Not including the abuse of people's right of privacy!  But, people's rights don't matter, right?

In response to reporters’ questions about the price tag, Tiehlet said, “What budget item would you put above this?



GA - Convicted Child Molester Murdered In Jail

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01/27/2010

Anthony Rogers Accused In Imate's Death

VALDOSTA - The Lowndes County coroner says a 27-year-old Valdosta State Prison inmate found dead in his cell was strangled.

Coroner Bill Watson said _____'s cause of death was manual strangulation. _____ was found dead in his cell last Thursday.

According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, _____ began serving a sentence in July. He was convicted of child molestation in Bartow and Appling counties.

An inmate serving time for a murder conviction has been accused in _____'s death. Anthony Rogers, who was convicted or murder in the Savannah area, has been jailed since October 1998.



The "juvenile sex offender": Myth in the making?


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How politicians, lawyers, DA's, etc play the sex offender card to get elected

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CA - Deputy District Attorney JoAnne McCracken debates on the issue of whether sexually violent predators may be hospitalized after completing their prison sentences

As usual, running for office, bust out the sex offender issues.

So you took an oath of office to defend the constitution, and now you want to side step that and commit someone after the fact, which is ex post facto punishment.

If they are so dangerous, why were they not sentenced longer in the first place, and received treatment in prison? Civil commitment cost a tons of tax payer dollars, and is a waste of money. They need to get this treatment in prison.

Anything to look tough on offenders though, right?


Deputy District Attorney JoAnne McCracken debates on the issue of whether sexually violent predators may be hospitalized after completing their prison sentences. This program was televised nationally.

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CANADA - Female sexual abusers not as rare as widely believed

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01/30/2010

By Sarah Sacheli

Many cases never come out in open, researchers say

She gave him life and was the only parent he ever knew. In the way she snapped photos of him sleeping and playing happily, she was like any other adoring mother. But she also committed unspeakable acts to his little body, turning him into a human sex toy in her pornographic broadcasts.

The set of facts involving the Windsor-area mother who sexually abused her two-year-old son horrified those involved in the case and those who'd only heard about it.

"Society expects the mother of a toddler would do everything in her power to make sure her child is protected from harm," said the judge who Friday handed the 24-year-old woman a 31/2-year prison sentence.

He called her crimes "appalling" and "abhorrent."

While female sexual abusers are rare in the court system, those who deal with child sexual abuse know the woman is not unique. She may be the first Ontario woman to be jailed for making child pornography featuring her own offspring, but she's not the first mother to sexually abuse a child.

A national study released in 2005 shows that biological mothers were the perpetrators of sexual abuse in five per cent of the substantiated cases investigated by child welfare authorities.

The instance is probably higher, since researchers are certain that many cases of child sexual abuse never come to light. "A lot of people have difficulty believing women are capable of sexually abusing children," said social worker Angela Hovey, whose doctoral thesis deals with a topic related to this theme.

Even victims of such abuse, looking back at it as adults, have a hard time talking about it.

In her past employment in federal prisons, she would ask inmates about any sexual abuse in their past. "Many men had been abused by women." The problem, she said, was "they often had more difficulty identifying it as abuse."

A U.S. report, entitled Child Sexual Abuse -- The Predators, explains it this way. "Mothers generally have more intimate contact with their children, and the lines between maternal love and care and sexual abuse are not as clear-cut as they are for fathers."

Therefore, the report says, "Sexual abuse by mothers may remain undetected because it occurs at home and is either denied or never reported."
- Most sex crimes that involve males, are also done at home by family members.

Hovey says it's hard to get accurate data on the prevalence of female sex offenders, much less women who abuse their own children. The best information, she believes, may come from victims themselves.

A 2003 U.S. study questioned a random sample of adults to determine the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse. It found that of the 32 per cent of females and 14 per cent of males who identified themselves as victims, nine per cent of women and 39 per cent of men said they had been abused by at least one female.

While figures are usually inflated, studies of male sex offenders show 45 to 50 per cent were themselves victims of sexual abuse. Hovey is researching counselling practices for female survivors of sexual abuse to see if they should be asked if they've ever in turn abused anyone. She saw it in her private practice -- women sexually abusing children.

"Do I think it happens a lot more than we hear about? Absolutely," said Bill Bevan, executive director of the Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Society -- which sees two or three such cases each year.

Most don't end up in prosecutions because the young victims aren't capable of testifying. "It could be a teacher. It could be a sister. It could be a babysitter. It could be a mother with her child."

"It's not the first place you look. It's the father figure you look at first," Bevan said.

Canadians think of female sex offenders, and their minds automatically turn to Karla Homolka who, with her then husband, Paul Bernardo, abducted, sexually abused, tortured and murdered female victims, Bevan said.

"On the other end of the scale is where the female in the caring role takes in a partner who is abusing the child. ... Some mothers might be kind of looking the other way."

Justice Kathryn Feldman, in a Jan. 18 Ontario Court of Appeal case, said the Internet is providing greater opportunity to produce and distribute images of child abuse.

"The victims are innocent children who become props in a perverted show, played out for an ever-wider audience not only of voyeurs but of perpetrators," Feldman said of a case involving a father who sexually abused his daughter and distributed the images over the Internet.

"The predominant offender in Internet child exploitation is male," said Windsor police Det. Jason Belanger. "They're out there, but if you do get a female offender, you're surprised."



Comments posted by Perverted-Justice's Xavier Von Erck:

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There are women out there that also do this, so why is it only the men are getting caught?

*Stabs the f---ing air*

THERE ARE WOMEN OUT THERE THAT DO THIS? OKAY YOU GO FIND THEM AND THEN COME TO ME AND TELL ME WHERE THE HELL THEY ARE. WE HAVE LOOKED. THEY DO NOT EXIST. WE HAVE LOOKED FOR YEARS. ONCE AGAIN... THEY DO NOT EXIST.

I DO NOT KNOW HOW MANY TIMES I CAN SAY THIS... BUT IF WE COULD FIND A FEMALE DOING THIS BOTH OURSELVES AND NBC WOULD DO FUCKING BACKFLIPS BECAUSE WE'RE ALL SO TIRED OF BEING ASKED THIS ILLOGICAL AND ILL-ADVISED QUESTION.


NO, I'LL ADMIT THE TRUTH. WHEN FEMALES HIT ON US, WE TELL THEM TO SHOO, BECAUSE GOD KNOWS WE WOULDN'T WANT ANOTHER ARREST! YOU'VE FOUND US OUT, YOU'VE ENTERED THE SECRET LEVEL BEHIND THE HIDDEN DOOR. A COOKIE FOR THIS KNOWLEDGE.

/immature rant

So tired of this question. Do people think that there are all these females that PeeJ and NBC just don't want to show you? Do you really think that? Go do some HS'ing and then come back with your bevy of females (and no, we want evidence that they're actually females, not just guys pretending to be because they think it works) and then ask us why we haven't caught any.

The only problem is that you won't be hit on by females while you do this.

Rawr. Rawr. Rawr.



NE - Could YOU end up on the Sex Offender List?

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