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Monday, March 10, 2014

When Truth and Law No Longer Matter

My latest column at ClashDaily.com.

Another sexually confused individual lied about being physically attacked in a so-called hate crime, but instead of acknowledging guilt, truthaphobes claimed this lie as a victory for their side and revealed that truth and law no longer matter at all to them.

The Associated Press eagerly reported on March 4 that, “San Francisco police investigate brutal attack on transgender teen in bathroom,” breathlessly noting that “disparaging remarks” allowed police to treat it as a “hate crime.”

But the story fell apart almost as quickly as the media could rush to publish it. The girl’s lack of bruising was one key factor in her lying.

Nevertheless, the truthaphobes applauded the lie and the story has been spun so that the girl is the victim, with the Associated Press writing the following on March 5:
Advocates who fought to get the law through the Legislature last year said the fact that the Hercules teen’s story appeared to be untrue does not minimize the harassment that transgender students routinely face.
Mario Trujillo, spokesman for the West Contra Costa Unified School District, said school officials are less concerned with punishing the student than making sure he gets the support he needs. . . .
Read the rest at ClashDaily.com.

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