knapplc wrote:I don't understand the point of posting a story like this. It's disgusting, there isn't a person at the Cafe who won't think this woman deserves the stiffest penalty their personal beliefs will allow, and it's by no means family-friendly.
There are a bazillion things we can talk about here. Do we really need to post stuff like this? Let's do a little thinking about proper Cafe content next time, huh?
Nothing wrong with posting this story as far as I'm aware... Sure, it's not puppy dogs and rainbows, but it's not like there are pictures and video of what happened, so there are no issues here.As to discussion pieces, I find it interesting that she claims to be innocent, yet admits to being too drunk to remember what happened.
Sorry guys for the super disturbing piece. I know it's very on the edge. But, as a parent it just floored me. I didn't really expect a political debate or anything, but I'm a pretty strong believer in NO-death penalty. It's things like this that can persuade me to change my views. And I'm sure strengthen others.
Yeah, Madison. What's even the point of trying to claim innocence? Her responsibility is to the care of her child. Especially a one month old. If something happens to that child, then she is just as responsible for the outcome if she chooses to be under the influence of alcohol. I just couldn't imagine being a juror in this case. I would have had to probably quite with any of the evidence that was presented to me.
I guy I worked with at UPS over the winters had to go down to the federal court for jury duty. It ended up being for 6-10 months every 2nd monday or something on a grand jury. Which if I remember is where they look at evidence and determine if a case should go to court or not. Something like that I think. Anyway, he ended up being on a grand jury that looked at only sexual assault on children type cases. He said it was horrible. I don't know why or how he couldn't get out of it, but I know I would have found someway. Anyway!
Sometimes it's hard to imagine what's out in the world, when you're chillin' it up here in the backwoods.