Juror: Branding wasn't assault

Juror: Branding wasn't assault

There are 1 comment on the KATU-TV Portland story from May 16, 2010, titled Juror: Branding wasn't assault. In it, KATU-TV Portland reports that:

Jurors in the trial of a Port Angeles father who branded his sons ultimately decided it was not assault: "There was no struggle, it was not done against their will, there was no maliciousness intended." Story Published: May 16, 2010 at 6:05 PM PDT Story Updated: May 16, 2010 at 6:23 PM PDT Mark J. Seamands, right, shakes hands with his lawyer, ...

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Sequim, WA

#1 May 17, 2010
13 year olds can not give consent. If a 13 year had been violated by rape, there would be no question if this is a crime! The thirteen-year-old brain is not yet developed. It is just discovering the higher peaks of thinking. Lowering our expections as what is appropriate parenting doesn't excuse poor parenting. It's a sad day for this community that we have given a 13 year old the permission to run set policy.

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