• lauren

    This article is 100% percent true. Our state has little to no idea of what goes on in teen dating. One of my best friends was drugged raped and beaten all by her boyfriend and then denied a restraining order by our court system. If we don’t know what’s going on and cant stand by our victims what hope does that leave?

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  • chris

    Are you sure just a harassment prevention order was issued against the young man abusing his girlfriend? A RESTRAINING ORDER (209A) should have been filed! They were in a dating relationship! It’s too bad that the judge thought his stern lecture would remedy the situation. Would he have done the same if it was adults?