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Special Rights for Teen Lesbians?

Posted on | June 3, 2013 | 107 Comments

You know how the “Free Kate” crowd say they have no agenda beyond “fairness” and “equality”? There is reason to doubt:

It’s difficult to describe my reaction to Kristin Ireland’s tearful “Lifetime movie” sympathy for Paige in Pennsylvania, jailed for being an 18-year-old having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

According to Ireland, this is a story about “railroading and “discrimination,” as if 18-year-old guys in Pennsylvania were routinely banging 14-year-olds without any fear of prosecution.

I think not, ma’am.

And I think Kristin Ireland wouldn’t be boo-hooing if this was a teenage boy doing time for statutory rape. No, her sympathy is reserved entirely for her fellow lesbians, and so therefore either:

  1. We must create a special Gay Jailbait Loophole to prevent the prosecution of “consensual” gay sex with 14-year-olds;
  2. We must effectively end all prosecution for such crimes, hetero or homo, because equal application of the law would occasionally result in some 18-year-old lesbians going to jail for dating ninth-graders, and this would make Kristin Ireland cry.

Do these people ever think in terms of contingencies or unintended consequences? Can they not remove themselves from the emotional zone where tearful mothers bemoan the fate of their criminal children?

“Sure, Johnny stole that car, but lots of teenagers steal cars and get away with it. Why did they send my poor Johnny to jail?”

Nobody’s making a Lifetime movie about that, are they? No, and if Johnny the Teenage Hoodlum gets caught banging a 14-year-old, Kristin Ireland doesn’t give a damn about that, either.

It’s all about the Sacred Sapphic Sisterhood with her, and so the parents of Paige’s sexual conquest who objected to their daughter’s initiation into that sorority at age 14 are just hateful bigots.

Ditto for any parent who might object to their 14-year-old son playing naked leapfrog with 18-year-old guys, and we don’t know if Kristin Ireland if willing to extend the acceptable range beyond this specific 18/14 spread, or whether she’d grant enough leeway for a 19-year-old to take your 13-year-old to the Seventh-Grade Dance (and then go parking at Lover’s Lane afterwards, of course).

Exactly where Kristin Ireland would draw the line is hard to determine, but we can only hope it’s somewhere short of the point at which a perp tearfully tells us, “But she willingly got in the van — she said she wanted to help me find my puppy — it was consensual!

A Lifetime movie, indeed.

UPDATE: If it’s OK for lesbians to have sex with 14-year-olds, certainly there’s no reason 16-year-olds should be off-limits, right?

On March 21, Garcia picked up the girl, and went to Starbucks for coffee. It was at the coffee shop that the teacher told the teen about her romantic dream involving the student.
A week later, Garcia texted the girl to inform her she had just broken up with her boyfriend, and the pair expressed personal feelings for each other.
The teen told Garcia she needed to see her, and the teacher picked her up in a rental car to drive the girl back to her apartment, “where they kissed passionately for the rest of the evening.”
The following day, the pair reportedly went shopping together for a sex toy at the Katz Boutique and Sex Shop.

“Her romantic dream”! And only haters could object.

UPDATE II: Thanks to the commenter who found this July 2010 sentencing record for Warren, Pa.:

Paige Moriah Johnson, 19, of 2407 Lenhart Rd., to six to 24 months in a state correctional institution, $825 in fines and fees and pay the cost of prosecution for corruption of minors; and to six to 12 months in a state correctional institution consecutive to the first sentence and undergo a sexual offenders evaluation for corruption of minors. Johnson was ordered to have no contact with victim in the case.

This is evidently the “Paige” whose case drove Kristin Ireland to tears, and it so happens that the next case in the docket is this:

James Edward Vroman, 22, of Centerville, Pa., to 12 to 24 months in state correctional institution, pay the cost of prosecution, $750 in fines and fees and undergo a sexual offenders evaluation for statutory sexual assault; and to three to 12 months in a state correctional institution consecutive to the first sentence and 100 hours community service for interference with custody of children. Vroman was ordered to have no contact with the victim in the case.

So it’s not just females who are doing time for messing with jailbait, but Kristin Ireland weeps no tears for James Vroman.



107 Responses to “Special Rights for Teen Lesbians?”

  1. Amber Goldsmith
    June 4th, 2013 @ 10:21 am

    The truth hurts, doesn’t it?

  2. Amber Goldsmith
    June 4th, 2013 @ 10:21 am

    Even though “he” or “she” is designated from conception, genetically, as a male or a female.

  3. ethy
    June 4th, 2013 @ 2:41 pm

    She deleted my comment to her May 30 Kate post. I just politely pointed out that age-of-consent laws are inherently based on “a few flips of the calendar.”

    If no law should be contingent on calendar dates, then all age-of-consent laws should be repealed.

    I didn’t even add that such would be the dawning of paradise on earth for all pedophiles. I just pointed that out and she deleted it (or at least it’s gone now). Curious because she’s allowed many other critical comments to stand.

  4. ethy
    June 4th, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

    Though the FL law isn’t based on the offender being 18 or over but the
    minor being under 16. So Kate could have been 17 and the charges would
    still be applicable. So interestingly, the 17 on 15 yo fairytale the Hunt’s originally floated would as well be illegal in FL.

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