MOUNT VERNON — The voices of marchers could be heard resounding from the streets of downtown Mount Vernon: "Many voices breaking silence, demand an end to sexual violence!" The chant went on with each verse. "…We have the power, we have the right! The streets are ours! Take back the night!"



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4 Responses to “Speaking out against sexual violence”

  1. Just Plain Jim

    Violent predators need removed from the environment of any intended or potential victims ▬ bty any means necessary to remove them.

  2. LDR

    No one cares till it happens to them or a loved one of theirs. So quit wasting taxpayers money and do away with all these programs.

  3. Concerned Citizen

    Good cause but to bad the panel of juries who sit in on rape cases find them not guilty. Read the paper on most of these cases and you will see. One big problem about juries is that the people that are really qualified to sit them opt out. Serving on a jury is something that people should take serious.

  4. John C. Davidson

    Most of the people entrusted to help the victims of sexual violence seem more interested in listening to the minute details than to actually correcting the problems violent behavior causes. It is as though concilors are afraid that if the problem is corrected, they’ll not have a source of income.

    I met a woman lately who was scare to death of her ex-husband, yet didn’t want me to confront him about his behavior. I knew the man was a coward and if I intimidated him as he did her, he would quickly stop. The law must be as pricise as that, that’s all. But the victim, must want it to stop.