Posts tagged "rape laws"

Kurtis Peterson Gets 15 Years In Prison For Having Sex With His Dog

You’d be better off raping a woman in Missouri than a dog in Michigan — at least according to the latest sentence handed down for convicted dog sex-haver Kurtis Peterson. Peterso, of Muskegon, Michigan, was caught — by the same woman! — having sex with his pet pit bull┬ánot once, but twice. Joyce Yeaw first…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2013

Court Overturns Rape Conviction Because 1872 Law Says Unmarried Women Can’t Get Raped

An 18-year-old woman who was raped by her brother’s friend, who pretended to be the victim’s own boyfriend, has had her rape conviction overturned by a California appeals court because of a 1872 law that says unmarried women are not legally protected from sexual assault by “impostors.”

As the UK’s Independent describes, Julio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 5, 2013