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Response to FarPoint (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 16, 2017, 02:19 PM

8. So what happens in the meantime?

As I noted before, nearly a century passed between ratification of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution and federal legislation guaranteeing (however tenuously) those constitutional rights. Should we wait another century for victims to find relief? If we can't figure out the difference between credible and spurious allegations now, there's no way enactment of a law is going to cure that.

Nobody's at risk of a criminal conviction right now. There is no due process right to immunity against rumors and allegations, credible or spurious. Some powerful men are being called to account for their past. None of them are being denied their opportunity to answer. Some of them have made an answer, others have mounted a public relations campaign of dissembling and deflection. People will, as they always have, draw their own conclusions, based on any number of factors.

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