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View Diary: 1. Get Beaten By Your Partner. 2. Call the Cops. 3. Repeat Three Times. 4. Get Evicted. (70 comments)

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  •  I do agree that most often (4+ / 0-)
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    it IS applied by the powerful to discourage poor people from living in the area.  And certainly applying sanctions to the victims, not the perpetrators, of crimes or disturbances, is wrong.

    But I am just wondering about the next-door neighbors, who probably dislike disturbances even more than the landlord and police.  

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 03:14:34 PM PDT

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    •  Well the end result will be even worse as assuming (4+ / 0-)

      her state had a Castle Doctrine law (like Stand Your Ground but applies only at home) the next person will just give the abuser two bullets to the chest and one to the head and then plant a knife in his hand.  That way it is only one complaint rather than trying to get the restraining order enforced through the police which would just result in eviction.  Is that really what you want or just an acceptable consequence and sad byproduct?

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 03:33:58 PM PDT

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