Friday, March 11, 2016

New Mexico Prosecuting Consenting Adults For Loving Each Other

Our friend at the Consanguinamory blog covers an outrageous prosecution case out of New Mexico. Go there for excellent analysis. I just wanted to make a couple of notes based on David Stevens' article at
“Caleb admitted to having a sexual relationship with Monica whom he knows to be his biological mother,” the criminal complaint reads.
Please exercise your rights to remain silent, Americans!

Notice there is no victim of this "crime."
Court records show Peterson was adopted by another family as a child and had only recently re-established contact with his mother and moved to Clovis.

“Caleb stated his mother had always had bad luck with men and had been in abusive relationships all her life. Caleb felt if he was there to take care of her, she would not have to deal with abusive men anymore and he would take care of the household and his younger brothers,” the complaint reads.

The relationship turned romantic and sexual in nature after Peterson moved in with his mother, sometime after his 18th birthday, the record shows.
So they were consenting adults and she did not raise him. This is probably a Genetic Sexual Attraction situation.
Reeb said she did not have enough information to know how she might proceed with the case.
“I can’t put my personal views into it,” she said. “If they violated the statute, even if it’s consensual, it’s the law and we will prosecute it.
You don't have to prosecute! It's an unjust law! Please don't further waste public resources.

Please click here to get analysis from Jane.

Update here.
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