The Rape Crisis Blog

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of rape victims throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Alleged Victim Testifies in Navy Rape Case

An attorney for a Naval Academy quarterback accused of rape urged military jurors Tuesday not to make the midshipman "a poster child for crimes he didn't commit," because he was a star athlete. Lamar Owens showed "poor judgment when he went to the room of a female midshipman early in the morning of Jan. 29, but he didn't rape the woman," defense attorney Reid Weingarten said during opening statements at Owens' court-martial. .

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