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actually i need to go to the cibc in pointe claire to get my 80 bucks...
 

Man thought girl was 16

at 12:27 - 23rd, October 2008
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CALGARY -- Having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl he believed was older was not a criminal act by a Calgary man, a judge ruled yesterday.

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Millar said the Calgary man, then 26, was led to believe - by her web posting, a nude photo she sent him and her claims of sexual experience - that she was older than she was.


woah woah woah!
ok, i'm totally against using insanity as a defense. the old 'i couldn't help it because it's in my nature' bullshit doesn't fly with me.

besides, the judge should of just followed the rule on this one. half your age plus 5...

Souce (Edmonton Sun)

 
js js
News comment 1 | User comment 1050 | 14:03 - 23rd, Oct 2008


I think he did, but forgot to add the 5.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 2 | User comment 766 | 14:26 - 23rd, Oct 2008


isnt it more the girls fault in this case? she tricked him, not the other way around... if she looks 16 and acts 16 how can you tell the difference?

Carl Carl
News comment 3 | User comment 1159 | 14:49 - 23rd, Oct 2008


There are legal age limits that are set and that should be followed. Not some screwed up math equation or omg she tricked me (like they haven't heard that one). Either way you kind of know.

My philosphy is card your women before bed time ;)

Alex Alex
News comment 4 | User comment 4954 | 15:02 - 23rd, Oct 2008


lol, would make for an awkward evening. you wine and dine the girl and then card her. later on you find out you were boozing a minor...

my question is who the hell pressed charges, if the girl wanted to at the age of 13, then there must be some problems in that house.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 5 | User comment 766 | 15:04 - 23rd, Oct 2008


they coulda had a fight or something... parents maybe?

Alex Alex
News comment 6 | User comment 4954 | 15:06 - 23rd, Oct 2008


parents don't seem to be around too much in the first place if their 13 year old girl is picking up 26 year old guys.

Carl Carl
News comment 7 | User comment 1159 | 9:59 - 24th, Oct 2008


Yeah but welcome to modern day society where parents expect everyone else to raise their child. It's like when your kid hit 5 you give him a cell phone and send him to school and just pay bills.

All it takes is some monitoring on the part of the parent.

Alex Alex
News comment 8 | User comment 4954 | 10:51 - 24th, Oct 2008


i'm a big believer in nurture over nature, and i know that society is only as good as the worst person in it. so society or the government rearing my children ain't going to happen.

vikie vikie
News comment 9 | User comment 384 | 12:33 - 24th, Oct 2008


meh I had sex with 30 years old men when I was 14. Shoudnt be that judgmental about it.

vikie vikie
News comment 10 | User comment 384 | 12:36 - 24th, Oct 2008


and my parents were monitoring me good, so cant always blaim the parents

Carl Carl
News comment 11 | User comment 1159 | 12:52 - 24th, Oct 2008


It's being cautious about your children. Honestly when it comes down to it, children can get away with what they want if they try but parents still have to keep as in the loop as possible. Were just saying overall that parents need to be more active in their childrens activities especially online activities.

Your particular tastes at 14 years of age are your own, however common sense says maybe not the greatest decision as it can be risky especially these days with all the pervs out there.

vikie vikie
News comment 12 | User comment 384 | 13:25 - 24th, Oct 2008


I think that what the "common sense" says is outdated. Sure the world change and the type of risk evolve also. But I dont this the number of pervs out there has increased.

I am sick of hearing parents overreacting. Having sex is not the equivalent of taking drugs and dropping out of school. If we woudnt teach our kids that sex is a big risky no no, maybe we would have less psychological addiction relating to sex when they get older.

And please, I am begging people not to start talking about consequences of having sex so young; we all know them. I am talking about responible sex here.

Carl Carl
News comment 13 | User comment 1159 | 14:09 - 24th, Oct 2008


Now for the consequences... lol just teasing

Well honestly our parents are from another era. Marriage everlasting, six feet of snow, etc. I think they do emphasize too much that sex is horrible and stay away from it. I think it does push young kids to try it because they are being rebels and shoving it in their parents face.

And while statistically the number of pervs may be the same, with the net they are more accessible.

vikie vikie
News comment 14 | User comment 384 | 14:45 - 24th, Oct 2008


agree

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