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Thu May 6, 2021, 09:45 AM

Woman who accused former Idaho legislator of rape has her identity revealed in conservative media

Source: CNN

(CNN)A legislative intern whose rape allegation against an Idaho state representative led to an investigation that resulted in his resignation last week was publicly named by a conservative media outlet, despite her desire to remain anonymous.

"I have worked with survivors for 14 years, and this process was the most harmful I have ever seen in my life," the intern's attorney, Anne Hightower with the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, told CNN on Wednesday.

An ethics investigation against Republican state representative Aaron von Ehlinger began after the 19-year-old intern for another lawmaker accused von Ehlinger of engaging in nonconsensual sexual acts with her after taking her to dinner. The intern -- who asks to be identified as "Jane Doe" -- made a report to the Boise Police Department saying she was raped, according to an investigation by the House Ethics Committee.

CNN does not identify alleged victims of sexual assault without their consent.



Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/05/us/idaho-legislator-accuser-identity-revealed/index.html



Gee, you might imagine that a woman would be reluctant to come forward immediately if things like this happen.....

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Reply Woman who accused former Idaho legislator of rape has her identity revealed in conservative media (Original post)
brooklynite May 6 OP
dlk May 6 #1
TreasonousBastard May 6 #2
Liberty Belle May 6 #3
DENVERPOPS May 6 #13
Midnight Writer May 6 #4
DENVERPOPS May 6 #15
Chakaconcarne May 6 #5
FakeNoose May 6 #6
DENVERPOPS May 6 #16
2naSalit May 6 #7
pandr32 May 6 #8
DENVERPOPS May 6 #18
pandr32 May 6 #20
BobTheSubgenius May 6 #9
Evolve Dammit May 6 #10
ancianita May 6 #11
Grokenstein May 6 #12
oldsoftie May 6 #14
JohnSJ May 6 #17
DENVERPOPS May 6 #22
ExTex May 6 #19
LizBeth May 6 #21
ck4829 May 10 #23

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 10:02 AM

1. The "R" now takes on a whole new meaning

This type of ugly behavior should not only be widely condemned. It should be illegal, with serious consequences. Punishing crime victims is far too twisted and sadistic to ignore, and should have no place in our country, anywhere.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 10:09 AM

2. That is not freedom of the press, it is abuse by the press, and should be punished.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 10:17 AM

3. Prosecute whoever leaked and published her name, as one of the Dems suggested.

I hope it happens. This is beyond irresponsible.

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Response to Liberty Belle (Reply #3)

Thu May 6, 2021, 02:47 PM

13. NO SHIT

Allow the DA to rain down on the owner of this media outlet like nothing that has ever been seen before.
AND, if the lawyer was complicit, immediately and permanently bar them from law forever and send them to Jail also.....

IF THEY DON'T OBLITERATE THIS ASSHOLE IMMEDIATELY, IT WILL BE COME WIDE SPREAD ACROSS THE COUNTRY INSTANTANEOUSLY AND FOREVER MORE STOP RAPE VICTIMS FROM COMING FORWARD EVER AGAIN...........

Which is EXACTLY what the Republican Politicians want, especially for themselves.............

Next they will want sexual contact with boys and girls made legal all the way down to 10 years old.......
I think even less of the Wives of these assholes who look the other way to insure their comfortable life style. In many ways, they are actually far worse than their despicable degenerate husbands.

A prime example was the Republican Governor Owen's wife here in Colorado. She tolerated him getting it on with anyone and everyone he felt like for years. Even when he had a child with one of his bimbos.....Only when he had a second child, with an entirely different bimbo, did she finally say: ENOUGH.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 10:27 AM

4. Is the name of "the conservative news site" protected? I don't see it named here.

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Response to Midnight Writer (Reply #4)

Thu May 6, 2021, 03:01 PM

15. And how about the name

of who owns the news site, their lawyers, and the person who is accused........

(Oh, I forgot we are talking about Idaho.....sorry)

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 10:39 AM

5. lawsuit the crap out of them

fuckers.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 11:06 AM

6. This news story says the victim was doxxed at the trial

https://www.idahocountyfreepress.com/news/i-forgive-you-an-in-depth-look-at-the-von-ehlinger-hearing-testimony-of-jane/article_1a21a034-aa03-11eb-beec-779d11221a8e.html

Idaho Country Free Press reported on April 30 that the "Jane Doe" victim was testifying at the trial behind a curtain. When she went out into the hallway during a break she was accosted by people including one court reporter who took photos and doxxed her online. Also a state representative Priscilla Giddings (R) named her in social media.

This news article doesn't name the victim but it does give more details on how she was accosted and photographed. What a shit-show!

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #6)

Thu May 6, 2021, 03:13 PM

16. Nail

anyone and everyone who piled on to this travesty of justice.

The woman also should be allowed to sue them all for all they are worth......

Their are legal groups all over this nation that should be immediately jumping in for free to help her obliterate these assholes and their actions.
Legal groups should rain down so much paper and lawsuits on any of these assholes, and others that are complicit, they wouldn't be able to move, let alone speak....

The ACLU and Major Women's groups should be all over this immediately. Immediately, as in TODAY.... Otherwise, by next week, across the land, this will be accepted and normal behavior by EVERY Defense attorney in the entire nation.........

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 11:39 AM

7. It is Idaho after all...

Idaho, short for Handmaid's Tale environment, 'cause the wimmins is always confused about what is happening to them.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 12:23 PM

8. They want to keep women silent

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Response to pandr32 (Reply #8)

Thu May 6, 2021, 03:14 PM

18. AND

subservient and submissive to male masters......Not a lot different than what they want with the Blacks and other minorities.....

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #18)

Thu May 6, 2021, 03:53 PM

20. Yup

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 12:25 PM

9. In a just world, that poor intern would be bleeding them for MILLIONS.

F_ them and anyone that looks like them.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 01:44 PM

10. Truly deporable

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 01:48 PM

11. ID's got its taliban version surveilling her, so she'd better watch her back.

Never date Republican men.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 02:43 PM

12. Priscilla Giddings needs to pay for doxxing a rape victim.

Von Ehlinger resigned the moment it was clear the hammer was coming. But the harassment of his victim hasn't gone away. And Giddings isn't the only one who needs to be kicked out of office. Via KTLA:

Several far-right blogs, one of von Ehlingerís former attorneys and White Bird Republican Rep. Priscilla Giddings have all publicly released the teenís identity, making disparaging remarks about her and the allegations. Giddings scoffed and laughed at times during the hearing, including when the internís attorneys suggested that the bullying the intern had experienced would make other women less willing to report sexual assault.













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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 02:50 PM

14. Seems like a good case for a lawsuit. Or maybe charges.

Or both

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 03:14 PM

17. That conservative media outlet that released the name, needs to be sued also

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #17)

Thu May 6, 2021, 04:41 PM

22. Along with it's owner(s) and executives

and Criminal Charges/Jail Time.......

A Grand Juror here in Colorado was sent to Jail years ago for disclosing information of what went on in a case that happened in the GrandJury. The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News ran with the information and did front page news on what the AG, Gale Norton had done which was incredibly horrific, especially since her actions were exactly opposite of what the Grand Jury had voted unanimously to do to Rockwell re: Rocky Flats.

Her actions resulted in her immediately being appointed to Bush's cabinet as director of the EPA, thanking her for what a nightmare she had done to the people of Golden/DenverMetro to contend with in the future....and letting Rockwell completely skip off into the sunset...

He was a conscientious whistleblower to the Travesty of what the Attorney General was doing to Colorado, it's citizens our land, and countless generations into the future............

He was truly a wonderfully good guy.......

Because Grand Jurors are not supposed to say anything about the Grand Jury proceedings, the Repub Legistlature sent him to prison....

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu May 6, 2021, 04:09 PM

21. When any man, our men are accused, I read here why she waited so long to say something.

Many reasons but that we continue to have the same conversation is telling.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon May 10, 2021, 02:51 AM

23. And then they deny rape culture is a thing

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