MI: Ex-MI GOP House Speaker says sex with a minor was not assault because she consented

Source: dailykos.com 9/26/22

The Michigan State Police (MSP) began investigating Lee Chatfield, 34, for sexual assault after Rebekah Chatfield, 27, filed a complaint with the Lansing Police Department on December 21, 2021. Rebekah accused Lee of sexually assaulting her starting when she was 14 or 15 (in 2009 or 2010) — and ending in July 2021 when she was 26. The MSP has completed its investigation and has handed over its discoveries to MI’s Attorney General Dana Nessel.

The MSP made no public recommendation. But the duration of the investigation, plus the fact there was something to turn over, suggests there is evidence of a crime.

Chatfield himself may have confessed to a crime. He did not deny the sex. But said it had been a consensual “affair”. However, the age of consent in Michigan is 16 unless the perpetrator is a teacher at the same school the victim attends. Then it is 18. And Lee was a teacher — as well as coach and athletic director — at the school, Northern Michigan Christian Academy in Burt Lake, where the teen-aged Rebekah was enrolled.

The sharp-eyed reader will notice the alleged criminal and his victim have the same last name. This is so because Rebekah is married to Lee’s brother, Aaron. There is no official word on how Aaron feels about Lee cuckolding his brother. But Aaron, being a mensch, has stood up for his wife.

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The Daily KoS is obviously a political rag who favors one party over the other which i don’t care! Because i would like to believe people are smart enough to know that neither political party nor anyone for that matter stands high on the moral ladder of saint hood, so when i read these articles i think to myself its so obvious that on one side there selling hate,division, violence. tribalism ,racism and on the Yang side there selling the exact opposite.its like the story of jekyll and hyde, or that children’s story Gulliver’s Travels with the Lilliputians and the war over what side of the egg to open first, are people that blind.

I find it amusing that the same generation that proposed giving out condoms in schools when they were teenagers are now saying teenagers are too stupid to make their own sexual decisions.

Jokers Guilty! Hang him by his ___ at sun down on the steps of the Capital ! No im sure he will get it knocked down to nothing and no registry. Joke!

He just doesn’t want to be a RSO.

Matt Gaetz is another one that will never have to worry about what we go through daily.

Nine times out of 10, these corrupt politicians will not be held accountable.

Matt Gaetz is another example. Have you read about what Gaetz allegedly did? Based on what Gaetz allegedly did, guaranteed Gaetz has done worse than more than half of the so-called “Registered Sex Offenders” on here. Heck, you can even tell (right away) by looking at the dude.

As Gaetz will not be held accountable, likely neither will this ex-Michigan GOP House Speaker, for the same reason the Epstein Trial (and Epstein Island List) was never publicized by the “government.”

🙄 Wow, I bet he’s glad the laws don’t apply to him! 😒

Too bad he’s never been in a position to do anything about bad laws.

Finally a rational voice on the matter. It’s just like with abortion. Sometimes, it doesn’t matter what the law says regarding something, they just do whatever they want regardless. And by that, I mean the 14 year olds.

That’s why the dirtbag never responded to my numerous attempts to set right the unlawful ” To Catch a Predator” operations throughout Michigan.
Karma is roosting in his henhouse now !!
( read the full laws and accompanying criminal jury instructions to authenticate my statement – ANY of the 11 laws listed in mcl 750.145d1a MUST have an actual victim and many concern commercial components — the AG and Flint GHOST and Macomb county MACE prosecutions are 100% bogus, all charges fraudulent, all judgments VOID and all orders worthless.

So with his mentality of believing it wasn’t assault because she consented, then explain why I am on the registry for life when the girl I was with consented as well?
I’m not going to make any judgements about these allegations, but one has to wonder why Rebekah waited so long to come forward with the accusations. Kind of sounds like he spurned her and now she wants to get even. But regardless of that, if the allegations are true, he needs to pay his dues.