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Old 02-04-08, 11:35 PM
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79-yr-old nun gets probation, 1 year of prison for molesting boys.

79-yr-old nun gets probation, 1 year of prison for molesting boys. Is that a fair sentence?

A 79-year-old Oak Lawn nun is sentenced to one year in jail and 10 years probation for sexual encounters with two boys at a Milwaukee grade school where she taught and served as principal during the 1960s.

Norma Giannini, the Roman Catholic nun who taught in four Sisters of Mercy schools in the Southland -- including Christ the King grade school in Chicago's Beverly community from 1969-72 and at Mother McAuley High School in the Mount Greenwood community from 1972-76- -was facing up to 20 years in prison after a no contest plea in November.

The victims were 12 and 13 at the time and were abused more than 160 times in four years.

Giannini confessed in 1996 to having sex with the boys and has been closely monitored and separated from minors since then, an official of the Sisters of Mercy had said.

A one-year sentence at the Milwaukee County House of Correction came as a "bittersweet" conclusion in the more than yearlong case for Mary Guentner, Wisconsin director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.
"I don't think that Sister Giannini showed any remorse in her statement. She didn't say 'I'm sorry,' " Guentner said. Although pleased Giannini received jail time, Guentner said it wasn't enough.

"While we're glad that she will be incarcerated, a year is nothing compared to what her victims suffered and continue to suffer," she said. "There's a clear disparity between the treatment of a female perpetrator and a male perpetrator."

Paul Tiffin, the assistant district attorney who prosecuted Giannini, said he didn't believe gender played a role in the judge's decision.

"I thought it was a fair sentence," said Tiffin. He also said the sentencing had more to do with Giannini's age, health and "who she is at this point in time."
"This case was just so unusual in terms of the time between the offense and that we don't see any other offenses since then," Tiffin said.
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Old 02-04-08, 11:45 PM
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Hmm... I'm going to need to see a picture to determine whether it's a fair sentence. Am I right, fellas?
Old 02-05-08, 01:25 AM
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Unfair!



Fair!
Old 02-05-08, 01:30 AM
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Pope: "Good for her! You go girl!"
Old 02-05-08, 01:58 AM
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She should be executed.
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Women always get lighter sentences, as do old people, as do non-same sex molestors. Add those all together and I'm surprised it was actual jail time.

Of course it's not fair, but that is just the reality of the double standard.
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Her young years:


Her elder years:
Old 02-05-08, 03:33 AM
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Niiiiice!
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Waiting for the "Damn! Where were these horny nuns when I was in school?" post.
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Hot GILF nun action?

Uh, no.
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less time than Vick...
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike


Hot GILF nun action?

Uh, no.
She's 79 NOW, in the 1960's when this stuff happenned she was in her 30's, get me a pic of THAT back then
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Originally Posted by Mankal
She's 79 NOW, in the 1960's when this stuff happenned she was in her 30's, get me a pic of THAT back then


She even has that "How you doin'?" look in her eyes.
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
Waiting for the "Damn! Where were these horny nuns when I was in school?" post.
I'll oblige, where were they?
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Interesting bit of information in this, if it is accurate.

The common belief is that sexual offenders cannot be reformed. But, she supposedly molested (if she really did, at this late date, the only evidence must be anecdotal) two boys, and then never did it again.

Interesting.
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A nun molesting a little boy is like a female exec going on a golf trip - she's just trying to fit into the Good Old Boy Network.
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There exist some very evil people in the criminal justice system who take great pleasure in releasing convicted rapists and child molestors, because they want them to commit more crimes against innocent people.

Here is the google cache of a wikipedia article that I created. I have to use the google cache, because someone at wikipedia had the article permanently erased. They claimed it was biased. How exactly do you write about something like this in a way that's not biased? And I did cite all my sources.


http://64.233.169.104/search?q=cache...&gl=us&strip=1

Gary Eugene Cherry

Gary Eugene Cherry is a convicted serial rapist who lives in Shelton, Washington. He was first convicted of rape in 1979. [1] He was let out of jail early on parole. While on parole, he committed his second rape. [2] He was convicted of that rape in 1986. In 1990, he was convicted of a third rape. He later confessed that he had raped 15 women. Between 2004 and 2008 he lived at home and was monitored with an electronic bracelet. After taxpayers provided Cherry with $1.2 million of therapy, plans were made in early 2008 to remove the electronic bracelet. [3], [4], [5]

Sources:

[1] and [3] http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...fender09m.html

[2] http://so.co.mason.wa.us/index.php?aid=136

[4] http://www.tri-cityherald.com/tch/lo...-9474814c.html

[5] http://www.theolympian.com/breakingn...ry/322151.html
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What's black and white and red all over?




A nun molesting a boy with a sunburn.
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Originally Posted by grundle
There exist some very evil people in the criminal justice system who take great pleasure in releasing convicted rapists and child molestors, because they want them to commit more crimes against innocent people.
Really? Who are these people?
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Originally Posted by Jadzia
A nun molesting a little boy is like a female exec going on a golf trip - she's just trying to fit into the Good Old Boy Network.
That is bad.
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Nuns molesting boys - that's progress
Priests molesting boys - now that's messed-up, hypocritical and demented
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0
Really? Who are these people?
They are the people who decided to let that convcited serial rapist out of jail without even having to wear an electronic bracelet.

The fact that he committed his second rape while he was on parole for his first rape is proof that there are people in the criminal justice system who want him to commit as many rapes as possible.

The fact that he doesn't even have to wear the elctronic bracelet anymore is also proof that there are people in the criminal justice system who want him to commit more rapes.
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0
Really? Who are these people?
The National Secret Society of Very Evil People in the Criminal Justice System Who Take Great Pleasure in Releasing Convicted Rapists and Child Molestors, or as they are more commonly known, the NSSVEPCJSWTGPRCRCM.

Duh.
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The National Secret Society of Very Evil People in the Criminal Justice System Who Take Great Pleasure in Releasing Convicted Rapists and Child Molestors, or as they are more commonly known, the NSSVEPCJSWTGPRCRCM.
We've really gotta get a better acronym.
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Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger
Interesting bit of information in this, if it is accurate.

The common belief is that sexual offenders cannot be reformed. But, she supposedly molested (if she really did, at this late date, the only evidence must be anecdotal) two boys, and then never did it again.

Interesting.


I guess. But then again, these are probably the only ones we know about...

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