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Critics of Lauren Book, you have the right to remain silent

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This weekend, I woke to the following headline in my hometown paper: “Sexual predator gets second chance, now faces 14 new charges.” You don’t even need to read the story to know how this ends – how very badly and sadly it ends. It turns out this supposed Romeo & Juliet convict was raping a young girl approximately once a month since being let out of prison, all the time under the watchful and sometimes doubting eyes of his neighbors.…

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