Yes, child abuse is real. Yes, child abuse is horrible.
Yes, those who abuse children deserve to be brought to account.
But no one should be sent to prison, for crimes without evidence.
Robert Halsey was in his mid-sixties when he was convicted in 1993 of molesting little children on his bus route. He had been driving children to school on and off for twenty years, and he had no criminal record.
The accusations against him came from six-year-old twin boys, who accused him a year after he had stopped driving them -- on the day they were taken to the hospital where their mother had given birth. more.
Patrick Figured was an electronics company executive who was accused of engaging in satanic rituals in which he wore a mask and a dark cloak, lit candles and burned Bibles.
He supposedly told his young victims that he did not believe in God. The record shows the children claimed that Figured sodomized them with a screwdriver and forced them to drink dog’s urine and human blood. more.