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  •  Furthermore, last I read, women who kill their (2+ / 0-)
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    abusers get much longer prison terms than men who kill their victims.

    I think the "logic" goes that the men didn't intend to kill their victims, just beat the shit out of them as usual.  Or that the victims "should have left" and "should have seen it coming."  I think, deep down, abusive men killing is just expected, and therefore not punished as harshly, no matter the words people mouth about it.  But when women kill their abusers, they've defied expectations, and need to be smacked down for it.  (Again.)

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    by cai on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 06:26:18 PM PST

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