Sexual Anarchy: Emerging Awareness Update

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In last year’s Windsor decision, the Supreme Court decided that its own “Emerging Awareness” Doctrine made sodomy the lawful equivalent of holy matrimony. Those of us who criticized that decision were ridiculed as alarmists for warning that Justice Anthony Kennedy’s decree would have bad consequences. Am I the only one who has noticed that the news has gotten increasingly weird since then?

A 54-year-old Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged for impregnating a 12-year-old girl . . .

Elbert Richardson, of Brockton, MA, pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault on a child under 14. . . .

The victim . . . went to the hospital in need of medical attention and it was there she discovered that she was eight months pregnant. Authorities say that she was unaware of her pregnancy prior to the hospital visit. The girl was reportedly raped in April, and after learning that she was 32 weeks pregnant she told police that Richardson was the father. . . .

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When word spread that the victim was pregnant, Richardson’s wife told the witness that a “13-year-old boy down the street” impregnated her Richardson’s wife has defended her husband, saying that the allegations are false and that she has never witnessed him sexually abusing anyone. . . .

“We’re going to get DNA and the DNA is going to decide whether this young lady is telling the truth or whether the defendant is telling the truth. It’s one of those situations that does have a very permanent resolution to it,” Judge Ronald Moynahan said. “It’s not going to be a, ‘He said, she said’ once that DNA comes back.”

Elbert Richardson’s wife defended him because she believes in civil rights, you see. A child molester is presumed innocent until the DNA evidence proves he got the 12-year-old girl pregnant. It’s just like the way Hillary Clinton pretended to believe Bill Clinton’s claim that he didn’t have sex with Monica Lewinsky until the stain on Monica’s blue dress proved Bill and Hillary are both liars. Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania:

Necrophilia motivated a man to fatally shoot his stepdaughter last month, according to a Pennsylvania prosecutor.

Gregory Graf recorded himself sexually abusing the body of Jessica Padgett, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said on Friday. The video was discovered a day earlier on Graf’s computer, the prosecutor said.

Padgett, 33, was last seen alive on Nov. 21, when she left work at a day care center. Graf was arrested five days later after police found her body buried behind a shed on the property where he lives with Padgett’s mother.

Graf, 53, is being held without bail on a homicide charge. The fencing company owner confessed to killing Padgett, a recently married mother of three, according to Morganelli. . . .

Morganelli said Graf will be charged with abuse of a corpse. . . .

(Which is still illegal, despite the Windsor ruling.)

‘He videotaped it,’ Morganelli told

‘So there’s a videotape of him abusing the corpse sexually.’

Morganelli said he believes that Graf took his stepdaughter’s life in order to abuse her as a corpse.

‘I believe it was a direct motive, in my opinion,’ Morganelli said, ‘and that’s what we’re going to be arguing.’

Because the alleged abuse occurred after Padgett was killed Morganelli will not be able to seek the death penalty. reports that under Pennsylvania law rape and murder allow prosecutors to pursue capital charges but sexual desecration of a corpse does not.

Liberals can thank the ACLU for saving Gregory Graf from the “cruel and unusual punishment” of the death penalty. Now, if only Justice Kennedy and the Supreme Court could do something to help our society end the ignorant prejudice of necrophobia . . .

Meanwhile, I’m waiting for feminists to blame these crimes on the patriarchy because, after all, both cases were heteronormative.

Dark sarcasm may be in poor taste, but it’s not illegal. Yet.

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Robert Stacy McCain
Robert Stacy McCain is an award-winning journalist with more than 25 years of experience in the news business. He is a correspondent for The American Spectator, editor-in-chief at Viral Read and blogs at

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