Sign it.

“If you wouldn’t have been there that night, none of this would have happened to you.”

The words of Judge Jacqueline Hatch to a woman who was groped by a police officer in a bar. The same judge also said that women shouldn’t go to the grocery store after 10 p.m. Too dangerous.

The condescension continued:

“I hope you look at what you’ve been through and try to take something positive out of it,” Hatch said to the victim in court. “You learned a lesson about friendship and you learned a lesson about vulnerability.”

We could go on for many megabytes about the injustice.  Let’s just get rid of her. Sign the petition like your life depended on it. Because it might.

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