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Jailed Domestic Violence Victim Marissa Alexander Will Have A Bail Hearing Next Week

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Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for merely firing a warning shot to defend herself against her abusive husband, will find out next week if she’ll get bail.  Alexander’s status hearing on Thursday was her first court appearance since she received her 20-year sentence, as well as got granted a new trial.  Keep reading »

Feminist Germaine Greer Suggests Women “Name And Shame” Rapists Online

Feminist Germaine Greer has an unorthodox suggestion for how to deal with men who rape: Women should put their names online in a rapists’ registry. Speaking at a literary festival yesterday, Greer — who became famous 40 years ago when she published the seminal “second wave” feminist text The Female Eunuch — criticized the paltry number of men who go to prison for sexual assault. “I wish there were an online rapists’ register and that it was kept up to date,” Greer said. “Because we know the courts can’t get it right.” Keep reading »

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