To the morons babbling about "the right's obsession with pedophilia":

I'd love for you to read my adopted daughter's testimony against her tormentor. It will give you nightmares. It will make you obsessed with pedophilia, too. 1/
You only need to read one victim's detailed account of being repeatedly raped with blunt objects before you decide that anyone who so much as touches a child sexually should be hung by the genitals.

It's not a right-wing thing. It's a decent human being thing. 2/
This is the one absolute rule that should be law everywhere: CHILDREN CANNOT CONSENT TO SEX WITH AN ADULT.

Fortunately, it's still law here in Colorado.

It isn't law everywhere because of pedophiles and their apologists. California is the latest example.

If getting justice for my daughter's tormentor makes me "obsessed with pedophilia," I DGAF.

She is safe. He is in prison for 13 to life.


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