MS: Registered Sex Offender Emerges as Star College Football Player

A registered sex offender has emerged as a star player on a top tier college football team, resuming his athletic career after being expelled from the Air Force Academy where he was court-martialed for sexual assault.

No NCAA rule prevents a person with a criminal conviction from playing college athletics, a spokesperson told ABC News. It is left up to the individual college or conference to determine eligibility. Full Article

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In case anyone wants to attribute the hype and hysteria strictly to
conservatives/Republicans, notice the following quotes from a Democrat:

The ability of Cooks to continue his football career despite being a
sexual predator is only the latest example of distorted priorities that
involve sexual violence, said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York.

"I think it’s wrong that they’re allowed to continue to play," she told
ABC News.

Her first error is to call him a predator. The article also attributes to
Gillibrand as having said several other similar lines, as well as having an
agenda that would keep registrants off NCAA teams.
It’s time for us to realize that when it comes to the registration laws and
hype, there is very little difference between conservatives and liberals,
Republicans and Democrats. They are all politicians, and are all just as likely
to step all over registrants’ rights in order to make a name for themselves. We
should not take for granted that because a politician is a liberal or Democrat
that they are going to be any less likely to advocate penalizing registrants
beyond our sentence and therefore should always get our votes over conservatives
or Republicans. We need to take the approach that any politician who is not
openly advocating our rights being restored is actually against us and is likely
to do the same as so many others have done.
If you’re not for us, then you’re against us. It’s really that simple.

The lawyer for the accused said it best: nowadays the justice systems seem more like a search for a pre-determined, politically palatable outcome, as opposed to any real justice or fairness.

Don’t confuse Democrats with liberals. They’re two different animals. The root of liberalism is liberty, and it connotes tolerance. Its more portrayed in a Robert Kennedy, who fought for farm laborers, than in a Clinton, who dismantle the New Deal, sent jobs oversees and increased the prison population.

Who appointed Sen. Gillibrand to be judge and jury for this guy?