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General Category => Politics => Topic started by: happyg on February 20, 2014, 11:50:28 AM

Title: Dem Candidate for DA in Texas: Domestic Violence 'Overrated'
Post by: happyg on February 20, 2014, 11:50:28 AM
Title: Re: Dem Candidate for DA in Texas: Domestic Violence 'Overrated'
Post by: Rapunzel on February 20, 2014, 06:10:56 PM
sheesh......
Title: Re: Dem Candidate for DA in Texas: Domestic Violence 'Overrated'
Post by: mountaineer on February 21, 2014, 04:24:57 PM
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"Family violence is so, so overrated," he asserted, saying that "just me touching you" would be considered "an act of family violence," adding: "An inordinate amount of time [is] spent on that when we could get more criminals out of Harris County by doing what I suggest, I guarantee."
I suspect most "just me touching you" cases never get to trial anyway, assuming charges are filed in the first place.