November 13, 1985

Citizens Protest Rape Verdict

Locals protest the Charlottesville Circuit Court's acquittal of William Thornton Blakey, a man charged with burglary with intent to commit rape. The protesters object to allegations by Blakey's defense attorney that the victim invited sexual contact, condemning these as blaming the victim.

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1985-11-13 - Citizens Protest Rape Verdict.pdf
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Subject College student newspapers and periodicals, Blaming the victim, Rape--Public opinion, Rape

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