[Marxism] The Victim's Words: Samantha Geimer

Tom Cod tcod at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 3 17:05:13 MDT 2009

the idea is that there are broader issues involved with crime that go beyond an individual victim's wishes.  Thus her view should be considered but is not necessarily dispositive.  We see this in domestic violence cases a lot.

> Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:23:35 -0700
> From: adambrichmond at yahoo.com
> Subject: Re: [Marxism] The Victim's Words: Samantha Geimer
> To: tcod at hotmail.com
> "I am stunned that someone on this list would defend the rape ...."
> Have I defended a rape? 
> I have given the right of the victim of the crime to speak.  You apparently disagree with her conclusions to have her own say in the matter for the greater good of the bourgeois courts. The judge proved his inability to honor the plea agreement.   
> And a million dollars, or what ever she negotiated, probably helped her more that his jailing. The question here is who decides.  Does the court deserve a second chance, despite the victim's opinion.
> Adam
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