Listening tonight to Aracely as a guest speaker, I was reminded of a point that many people who hear our stories get stuck on... The 'substantial step' Within the clause used in the state of Washington on the 'attempted' charges of Rape of a Minor is the need for the prosecution to prove a substantial … Continue reading Substantially speaking
I'm going to start with an update to Jace case. We are due in court in about 6 weeks. No clue if it will be pushed again or not, but a fellow advocate was finally able to connect the dots. We always knew Operation Underground Railroad is involved in turning proactive stings, which started out … Continue reading Shock,fight,despair. Repeat.
Aracely and I met a man named Lex online a few years back. He was searching for information about proactive police stings and reached out to us. He had been arrested in Floriduh and was being prosecuted for attempting to meet a child for sex. Of course there was no child, and Lex never believed … Continue reading Any reason to be unreasonable
Many of us are having a VERY white Christmas indeed with this polar vortex storm sweeping the United States. Here's hoping you all stay safe and warm. It's normal to feel sad and alone at Christmas. Especially those of us who have been through deep trauma - and that's a LOT of us. Not just … Continue reading The Great White Hope
A few years back a good friend of mine used the term 'Gaslit'. Even though I shook my head, as if I understood, I had no idea what that meant. They had used it in a medical sense, where you are, say, explaining something you know about your body to a doctor, while the doctor … Continue reading Gaslighting