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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Admits To Molesting Teenagers Decades Ago, Receives 15 Months In Banking Violations Case

Dennis Hastert at today's sentencing hearing (Source: Chicago Tribune)

Dennis Hastert, former U.S. Speaker of the House, was sentenced in federal court on Wednesday to 15 months in federal prison with two years of supervised release in his hush money case.  The sentence also requires the man who once was the second in line for the presidency to comply with …

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250 Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Groups Condemn “Bathroom Bills” Targeting Transgender Population

NC Governor Pat McCrory has stated he will not repeal HB2 (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women released a statement Thursday opposing anti-transgender initiatives–such as North Carolina’s notorious HB2–because they will inevitably increase violence against transgender people rather than protect women from violence. 250+ Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Orgs: Support Trans Community https://t.co/xI41ybQWw3 #ProtectEveryone …

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Former Pastor And Missionary Charged With Sexually Assaulting Two Young Girls In Orange County

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80-year old Douglas Whinery of Tustin, California was arrested last week and on charged on Tuesday.  The Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Whinery was charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old and an 80-year-old girl. If convicted of the charges, Whinery could face a 100 year to life sentence. He faces …

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Ex-Cop In Missouri On Trial For Sexually Assaulting Women And Children On Duty Found Dead In Jail Cell

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Marty L. Rainey, the former Gasconade County, Missouri deputy in Set. Genevieve County jail for multiple state and federal charges alleging he sexually assaulted several women, one of whom was underage, was found dead in his cell Saturday morning. Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Major Jason Schott said the Missouri State …

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Top Federal Judge Richard Roberts Retires After A Woman Alleges They Had A Non-Consensual Sexual Relationship When She Was A 16-Year-Old Witness

U.S. District Judge Richard W. Roberts  is pictured before the start of a ceremony at the federal courthouse in Washington, Thursday, May 1, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

The chief judge of D.C.’s federal court announced his retirement on Wednesday.  63-year-old Chief Judge Richard Roberts, serving a lifetime appointment to the bench since chosen by President Clinton in 1998, claimed that health reasons would prevent him from continuing to serve. On the same day, the real reasons for …

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Missouri Ex-Cop Indicted In Federal Charges Of Sexually Abusing 4 Women, Luring A Minor Into Prostitution

Marty L. Rainey (Photo: Dave Marner/Gasconade County Republican)

A former sheriff’s deputy in eastern Missouri has been indicted on federal charges and will stand trial for sexually abusing four women, civil rights violations, and enticing a minor into prostitution, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis announced Friday.  Marty Rainey, 52, could be facing life in prison. The …

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