Small Bit of Holiday Sanity in Georgia

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

A Georgia judge has allowed Wendy Whitaker to remain in her home while she fights her continued presence on the state’s sex offender list.

I blogged about Whitaker’s case last week.

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9 Responses to “Small Bit of Holiday Sanity in Georgia”

  1. #1 |  claude | 

    Well that is good news. If they keep putting people like this on a sex offender registry, the list will soon lose its meaning. A sex offender registry, which i detest the idea of anyway but it is the new modern witch hunt, shouldnt be meant for this kind of case.

    From the article:
    “Whitaker, 29, is on the sex-offender registry for having oral sex with a high school classmate three weeks before his 16th birthday. Whitaker had just turned 17. She pleaded guilty to sodomy and received five years’ probation.”

    This isnt even a crime in the state i live in. This would have been a completely legal act.

  2. #2 |  OneByTheCee | 

    While I am not against the sex offender registry, it should ONLY apply to rapists and TRUE child molesters, NOT this woman.

    Maybe, just maybe, the judge has recognized the absurdity of this particular woman’s plight.

    Who narc’d her off to begin with? Did the boy involved run around bragging about it and then his mother got wind of it and declared “my poor baby has been raped?”

  3. #3 |  MacGregory | 

    “Did the boy involved run around bragging about it and then his mother got wind of it and declared “my poor baby has been raped?”
    Do I smell A civil suit in the making?

  4. #4 |  Helmut O' Hooligan | 

    “She is grateful she will be able to stay in her home for the Thanksgiving holiday and thereafter while the case is being litigated.”

    And I am grateful too. Perhaps she found a judge that wasn’t a priggish moralist. Or, maybe the judge was just overwhelmed by the holiday spirit. Happy Holidays, Ms. Whitaker, and Happy Thanksgiving to Radley and readers of the Agitator. On days like this, its important to reflect on what is truly important in life–I mean besides gluttony–and to stop to appreciate small steps towards progress wherever we find them.

    Regards,
    Helmut

  5. #5 |  Andrew Williams | 

    She’s supposed to be GRATEFUL to the same system that’s FUCKING WITH HER??? WHY???

  6. #6 |  humourador | 

    “Did the boy involved run around bragging about it and then his mother got wind of it and declared “my poor baby has been raped?”

    As those following this case will recall, she kissed his aching crotch boo boo in the back of class while a video was being shown. Ah those halcyon days of youth!

    I don’t understand why they weren’t just both charged with public indecency, which would have actually been pretty reasonable.

  7. #7 |  OneByTheCee | 

    This occurred in class??? OMG!

  8. #8 |  adam | 

    A small bit of sanity is all georgia has. I know, I used to live there.

  9. #9 |  John Wilburn | 

    Adam – you give Georgia entirely too much credit – I escaped from there, myself…

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