The Scott sisters will remain on parole and be required to pay the state of Florida $52 per month for the rest of their lives.
I think it is important to also mention that they were released under the condition that one sister donate an organ to the other sister to save her life after neglect and abuse by the prison staff caused her health to deteriorate.
Also, it should be noted that the witnesses to the crime repeatedly said that the sisters were not the ones who robbed the restaurant.
If I remember correctly, the two women are relatives of an activist, or something to that effect and may have been targeted just because the cops couldn’t get to the family member. As far as I recall, neither women were themselves activist.
$11 = double life sentence???? What. The. Fuck.
Drinking is bad, feelings are worse.
A woman sitting by herself is not waiting for you.
False rape accusations are an anomaly.
True rape accusations are a norm.
You’re, quite literally, more likely to be killed by a comet than falsely accused of rape.
Re-blog now, read later.
"Because 1 in 33 men will be raped in his lifetime, men are 82,000x more likely to be raped than falsely accused of rape. It seems many of us would do well to pay more attention to how rape culture affects us all than be paranoid about false accusers.”
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George Barbier, Le Soir (1924) / Irreplaceable, Beyonce
imagine: a court system where you do not know the gender, race, sexual orientation, wealth, name, ect. of the person being charged
think of how different the punishments would be
Nah knowing people’s identities should matter, white supremacy should fucking end.
I. Can’t. Deal. With. Ewan. McGregor. Ugh.
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (9.25.14): Protesters in Ferguson are back out tonight, demanding Police Chief Jackson’s resignation and the immediate arrest of Mike Brown’s killer, Darren Wilson. #staywoke #farfromover
Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.
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