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Mugato: Eat a dick, Hanson.
hardinparamedic: FTFA: By accepting the plea deal, Hunt would have been placed on house arrest for two years.House arrest for two years, no felony conviction, and no requirement to register as a sex offender? I understand the want to fight for a statement, but I have to say that in that position, I might just take the deal.
lotus: An 18 year old and a 14 year old. I don't understand what the discussion is about. Seems like that was a pretty sweet plea deal.
Xavier99: Hey - I am all about equality. If it illegal for heterosexual couples to have a relationship with that age difference (where one side is a minor) why should it be any different for a same sex relationship? (Gal should have taken the plea).
bulldg4life: I'm not so sure about the stance that "if it were a boy and a girl" there wouldn't be an issue. I mean, an 18yo "boy" would get tried as an adult and be sent to prison for 10-20 years.
hardinparamedic: lotus: An 18 year old and a 14 year old. I don't understand what the discussion is about. Seems like that was a pretty sweet plea deal.Apparently the parents of the 18 year old are trying to turn this into a case of judicial revenge because the 14 year old was involved with someone of the same sex, rather than the fact it was someone of age with someone very much not of age of consent.The hope is that by going for the bigotry/discrimination angle, they can get public and popular opinion to either pressure the DA into dropping the charges, or influence the jury not to convict.
pute kisses like a man: well, it also matters what the law there is regarding young person with young person. most states allow either 3 or 4 year age gaps so it's not child rape for an 18 y/o to be with a 16 y/o. I'm assuming they have 4 year window, it the younger is off by a couple months. sometimes, the law came feel a little arbitrary, when, for example, you either did something totally lawful, or child rape worst felony ever because someone was born on a monday instead of a tuesday./ dnrtfa
AirForceVet: I completely agree with her, her family, friends and supporters that the law is wrong. Being 18, in high school and having sex with a younger peer or classmate is not a crime, IMHO. I know we all agree that someone 18 or older with a limited spread of 4 or 5 years age difference would prevent unnecessary statutory rape cases, as well as not putting non-sex offenders on those stupid websites.
heidinoele: Somthing similar happened to a friend of mine. He started dating a girl when he was 17 and she was 15. When he turned 19 and the girl was 17 the parents got mad and had him prosecuted. He's still trying to get off the sex offender list. It is bullshiat for him and it's bullshiat for this girl.
hardinparamedic: I also think that it's wrong that a heterosexual couple involved in this could get married and eliminate the issue, and a homosexual couple could not.
duffblue: If it goes to a jury she would look like an idiot taking the plea bargain. Generally the prosecution gives plea bargains to people they don't have enough evidence to convict them on.
runescorpio: Thats still 2 years of her life for being in a relationship that started out as legal.
TomD9938: FTA : Hunt's family claims the now 15-year-old's parents turned Hunt in because they were angry about the same-sex relationship.That's just what I'd expect those Hunts to say.
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