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Posted on 11/16/2013 6:01:14 AM PST by moonshinner_09
Married man who raped girl three times starting when she was only 14-years-old WILL NOT go to prison despite convictions
An Alabama man will not go to prison despite being convicted of three counts of rape dating back to when his victim was only 14-years-old. Austin Clem, 25, raped the young girl three times between the ages of 14 and 18-years-old and will spend two years in a reform program and three years on probation instead of being locked up. Mr Clem will also have to register as a sex offender, but the slap on the wrist outraged many in the courtroom. This isn't legal. It's not a legal sentence, Ms Andrews, now 20, told AL.com DA Jim Ayers jumped up in court and said. Mr Clem was convicted of one count of first-degree rape for the most recent incident two years ago, and two counts of second-degree rape for the two encounters when she was just 14-years-old. Sentencing guidelines provide for sentences anywhere from 10 to 99 years in prison, but Mr Clem will never see the inside of a cell. My family was very relieved to hear the three guilty verdicts, Courtneys father Richard Andrews told AL.com. We were floored to hear the judge hand down such a light sentence. The convicted rapist will instead spend two years in a reform program administered by the county jail, but intended to keep non-violent offenders out of prison.
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The MF judge ought to be easy to find.
Save your outrage for the 45 year old “teachers” preying on 14 year old boys in our schools.
I am not excusing Clems actions, but I guarantee this was mutual.
High school girls have always dated college guys.
“This isn’t legal. It’s not a legal sentence, Ms Andrews, now 20,”
Clems is 24.
This is he said she said.
The “Homosexual agenda” is bearing its disgusting fruit.
What the hell does this have to do with that?
What are you talking about?
If it was consensual, she sure doesn’t act like it. She’s pretty outraged. And you see no problem with a man even coercing a 14 y/o girl into having sex? Really?
Even if she came on to him, at 14, she was not legally able to give consent. He was the adult and should have thwarted any advances, even up to notifying family members that she was coming on to him.
The sentence is BS....but, this guy raped her three times over four years...four years ?
What happened the first and second time her raped her ?
Someone is fishy about this story...
This gal is Effed up.
So according to her, since she gave it up when they were young, Clem is a pedophile and Now she says he is incestuous as well?
This jerk will most likely offend again. He is a dirt bag that one day will encounter a woman with a gun and his life will change
Sounds like statutory rape, and the last occasion, when she was 18, buyer’s remorse. A 19 year old man (his age when she was 14) shouldn’t have relations with a 14 year old girl, agreed. I just didn’t see any evidence of forcible rape. It appears that since there were only three occasions that he hardly stalked her. After the last encounter he may have told her that he wasn’t leaving his wife, and she got her dander up and used the rape card for vengeance.
And the law is very clear a 14 year old cannot give consent.
Of course people are outraged at teachers abusing children. That is such a straw man and so not on point. your sense of outrage seems to be very very selective. Plus your ‘knowledge’ of high school girls is stereotypical and mostly untrue
What does that have to do with this very real story about heterosexual sex?
I understand the violation of the older one teaching the younger one,while using your position to violate the other, but when the gap is just a few years, I say suck it up and learn.
Both of ya.
I don’t believe this was rape.
But I am just looking at the fishbowl.
Planned Parenthood can abort a 14 year old's baby with no rape investigation.
A 14 year old can even have sex legally with someone "near" his/her age (that doesn't work for buying cigarettes or alcohol, 2 days shy "of age" you are still in full violation).
So what is the judge to do.
Damn any man that would tap his daughter to death?
Gosh, FRiend, I don’t know how to explain it better than that cartoon does.
Societal acceptance of “gay marriage” has accelerated societal acceptance of additional depravities.
The judge in this case has essentially forgiven this man’s sexual violation of a child.
Decent people derided Whoopi Goldberg for her “wasn’t rape-rape” view, but unfortunately turns out she was just ahead of the curve.
and this story isn’t about any of those things....
quit trying to find straw men to argue about
Huh!? Okay, there has to be a payoff somewhere.
When I saw his name was “Austin Clem” I just knew.
The picture at the link confirmed my suspicion.
I think the judge is correct in this, they were only 5 years apart in age and this gal is a pill.
Clem will bear the brunt of this, and I hope he learns a lesson.
This gal better wise up.
She is on record.
She accuses Clem of molesting his daughters?
Planned Parenthood was busted repeatedly on tape coaching young girls to LIE about their adult partners.
You said that the law is clear on this matter. Not so.
Well my FRiend, teens have been screwing since the dawn of time.
I think this judge recognizes that it takes two to tango.
I think he let the gal off light and Clem will bear that burden, but she had better not push the issue.
I can see that she is a vindictive nasty thing, accusing him of raping his children with no proof.
There is a reason I am celibate.
“The Judge thinks rapists are non-violent offende”
If it wee in my power, I would house this rapist next door to his grandhildren.
I guarentee you're pretty much a jerk.....
Yeah, I’m a real asshole.
I expect there is more to this than we will ever know.
Anyone notice how the article stated ages?
Nowhere does it point out his age (19) at the time of the first episode when she was 14. It says, he *is* 25 and she *was* 14. The average numbnuts reader can’t do the math and sees 25 yo rapes 14 yo. This wording is not accidental, nor is it insignificant.
By deliberately making the age difference appear greater, the paper is doing a disservice to the truth (whatever it is in this case).
I’m not minimizing the potential offense here, but this piece is a sketchy and poorly written tabloid story. It refers to him in bold type as “the pervert”. With what little we know here, “pervert” is pushing it.
Note that a big deal is made about the safety of his 3 female children. Curiously, none of their ages are mentioned. Now there is a real leap. Idiot 19 yo male boinks 14 yo girl (whom we know nothing about at that time) and this magically translates into a 25 yo man wanting to sexually assault his own daughters who are probably under the age of 5?
All I am saying is Courtney is no angel.
She had better be careful with this statutory crap.
She is 20 now and making accusations.
Is she seriously bandying about the notion that because Clem boofed her when she was 14 and he was 18 or whatever, that ergo he is raping his 2 or 3 year old daughters?
Courtney is NO ANGEL
Before you flame me for my post #34, realize my comments are not about rape & underage sex, but this article, its deficiencies and prejudices as well as the lack of background information.
This is very poor “journalism”. Are we not allowed to point that out because of the nature of the story?
Thank you for seeing through the hype.
Still I am not excusing Clem.
recognition that you have a problem is the first to a cure.
“such pathetic BS.......typical behavior of some like you...blame the victim first!..”
Get your head out of your back side, this was a statutory rape case between a 19 and 14 year old. Legally she may not have given consent but you can bet this was consensual. The mans life has been destroyed by this, there is no need to fill the jails up with people that are no danger to anyone. Try to get a little perspective on life rather than start spouting feminists slogans like “blame the victim” which has been used to justify all sorts of injustices against men.
Garsh I stand humbly before you hat in hand...
Bless your heart.
“recognition that you have a problem is the first to a cure.”
You should look in the mirror when saying that.
Oh-kay. If someone in that state carries out some street justice, would a jury convict them? Since he is a registered sex offender, he should be easy to find, and with a minimum of fuss or evidence he could be dangling from a tree in short order.
All that would be needed is some rope that is several years old, with no remainder left behind, soaked in bleach solution to destroy any residual DNA, and afterwards to dispose of any old shoes and clothing worn. After soaking it, of course.
It would be a nice touch to hang a sign from his neck, which simply says “RAPIST” on it.
Obviously, nor am I.
I do get frustrated by folks who think that because of the seriousness of the crime, we should be castigated for some logical analysis of the somewhat meager facts and the prejudicial manner in which said facts are presented.
Critical thinking should not be put on hold because the word rape is in the story.
It just gets ridiculous when some woman calls “rape” and the men folk say get a rope
Street justice sucks.
That is why we have courts.
You never coerced a teenage girl?
When you where a Teen?
I just hope Clem learns his lesson and that Courtney learns her lesson.
Not when I was 18 and she 14. Ever.
And I understand the irony of placing faith in the courts.
In this case I think the judge got it right, though If I was the judge I would have given Courtney some community service as well, least we create a monster.
Clem was a doofus, NO DOUBT about it.
He is growing up fast.
I hope Courtney grows up too.