Rape IS a hate crime

By Tess Fox

The story continues. No, I’m not talking about the continuation of Star Wars. I’m referencing the continuing saga of Kesha’s mistreatment by the broken U.S. legal system.

If you missed the beginning of Kesha’s legal fight, you should read more about it.

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The singer Kesha, formerly known at Ke$ha

On April 6, the judge presiding over her rape case against her producer dismissed it. The statute of limitations had run out on the events she included in her lawsuit. The judge also believed that the charges involving hate crimes could not stand, adding an interesting comment: “Every rape is not a gender-motivated hate crime.”

Okay. Let’s all take a deep breath and try to be calm. I’m struggling with this statement too, it’s alright.

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