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May 15, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Massage therapist rapes: No one deserves rape

I am an attorney who represents immigrant victims of violence — some of the most marginalized and vulnerable members of our society. So it was a relief to read that Danford Grant will be headed to prison for his atrocious crimes [“Attorney Danford Grant pleads guilty to 5 counts of rape,” Local News,…

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Comments | More in Sexual assault | Topics: Danford Grant, Jennifer M. Mashek, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg

May 14, 2014 at 12:18 PM

University sexual assaults: Responsibility shouldn’t rest with the universities

While sexual assault, harassment and rape are all crimes where perpetrators need to be prosecuted zealously, I don’t believe responsibility for punishing the perpetrators (or preventing the crimes) should rest with the university [“Victims of campus rape should be dialing 911,” Opinion, May 10]. If a murder occurred on campus, it would not be…

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Comments | More in Sexual assault | Topics: campuses, harassment, Josh Gibbs

April 30, 2013 at 6:33 AM

Assistance for sexual-assault victims

Saratoga rapists should have been be treated like adults As a graduate of Saratoga High School, I was disgusted and outraged by the actions taken by the school [“Editorial: Renew help for sexual-assault victims,” Opinion, April 25]. Punishment for a gang rape by three students was being kicked off the football team. When I was a student…

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Comments | Topics: rape, Saratoga High School, sexual assault