Society's Double Standard on Depravity
May 12, 2012
(left. Tori Stafford, 8, raped and bludgeoned to death by porn and Percocet addict.)
Depravity is widely available on TV and the Internet. While people are encouraged to indulge in depraved fantasies, they are not permitted to act them out. This creates a cognitive dissonance. Weaker souls like Michael Rafferty cross the line.
by Henry Makow Ph.D.
Canadians held their collective breath Friday as jurors deliberated whether to find Michael Rafferty, 31, guilty of the rape/murder of eight-year-old Tori Stafford April 8, 2009 near Woodstock Ont.
The suspense was heightened by the fact that an array of child porn/ molestation found on Rafferty's computer had been ruled inadmissible by the judge due to a technicality. The jury was not aware of this material.
Rafferty's lawyer had made a convincing case that Rafferty was just a bystander. His girlfriend Terri-Lynn McClintik, 21, already found guilty, had lured the child into the car and later killed her.
There was relief Friday evening when the jury found Rafferty guilty on all counts and sentenced him to life in prison with no parole for 25-years.
(left. McClintik, Rafferty)
The police had a warrant to search Rafferty's house and car but not his computer and Blackberry. As a result, Superior Court Judge Thomas Heeney deemed the following information inadmissible:
"Rafferty had a hungry interest in child pornography and necrophilia, did extensive Internet searches on "underage rape" and downloaded a disturbing movie that featured an "angelic blonde" kidnapping victim who looked just like Tori Stafford.
CHILD PORN MOVIES
OPP examination of Rafferty's computer hard drive located nine movies of child porn, as well as the disturbingly prescient film, Gardens of the Night, a movie he downloaded just over a week before Tori was kidnapped and killed April 8, 2009. In it, an eight-year-old blonde is lured by strangers on her way home from school and forced into prostitution and child pornography.
In a pretrial hearing, the Crown argued the Hollywood film was a blueprint for Tori's abduction. But Superior Court judge Thomas Heeney deemed it inadmissible.
"The angelic little blonde actress in the movie is likely to become the embodiment of Tori Stafford in the minds of the jury. A work of fiction is likely to become something resembling reality," he ruled. "Its prejudicial impact far outweighs its marginal probative value."
Two weeks after the abduction and murder of Tori, Rafferty also downloaded the movie Karla -- described as "the incredible true story of Canada's most lethal couple, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka and the shocking "Schoolgirl Murders".
Coincidence? Or did he see himself and Terri-Lynne McClintic as their successors?
But jurors were never told any of this. The judge ruled [that while police] were doing the best they could in the face of extremely difficult circumstances, the failure to later obtain a secondary warrant prior to searching the laptop and BlackBerry demonstrates a careless disregard as to whether the rights of (Rafferty) would be violated if they failed to do so."
So jurors were left to judge a man charged with heinous crimes with no prior criminal record and no evidence of a previous interest in children.
But among his episodes of Young and Restless, Rafferty left a computer record of frighteningly unhealthy appetites the jury would never know. He liked to visit ogrish.com, a web site with gruesome photos of terrible injuries and death. He Google-searched "children for sale"; and looked for images of "naked girl hanged" and "girl beat up."
Between Jan. 25 and April 7, 2009, he was doing Internet searches on "underage rape" and "real underage rape pictures" as well as "necrophilia videos" and "epileptic naked attack" and "real gang rape."
Using the file-sharing LimeWire software, he had downloaded nine movies depicting child pornography. One was downloaded just a month before the abduction. It was called, "rape Lolita real snuff..."
The Crown wanted to introduce all of this ... as evidence of Rafferty's planning to commit the rape of a child. But the judge refused to let jurors hear any of it.
"It would be hard for the jury to resist the temptation to conclude that (Rafferty) is a sexual deviant who is, therefore more likely to have committed the rape and murder of the victim, despite any instructions to the contrary."
So with no forensic evidence of a sexual assault -- Tori's broken body was too badly decomposed -- the jury was never given any reason to believe Rafferty was even interested in raping children, except for the word of McClintic, a self-confessed violent convicted killer.
They say justice is blind, but that shouldn't mean jurors are blindfolded."
From The Toronto Sun, "Rafferty Jury Didn't Hear the Worst of It" BY MICHELE MANDEL, Oct 5, 2012
"As the awful autopsy images were flashed on to the screen - Tori's skull was cracked, 16 of her 24 ribs were broken by being stomped upon, and her liver was lacerated - [Rafferty] looked bored, and at one point yawned." Source
There are two lessons here. The first is the judge was overly fastidious in
defending the "rights" of this child rapist-murderer.
Why? The legal system is controlled by Freemasons who, at higher levels, are believed to indulge in this kind of depravity. Was Judge Heeney protecting his own? Every lawyer and judge should be required to disclose if he is a Freemason.
Secondly, society is sending a mixed message to people like Michael Rafferty.
If the behavior is illegal, then why is it depicted and disseminated everywhere? The hidden message is "Do It!."
Tori Stafford would be alive today if Rafferty hadn't seen these depraved scenarios.
Let's be honest- the Illuminati are Satanists. Their agenda is to create demons, psychopaths, zombies and monsters.
If we really want to stop child sacrifice, we need to ban hardcore pornography and unmask the powerful people behind it.
Let's end the cognitive dissonance. If its illegal to do it, it should be illegal to depict it.
Instead it is going mainstream.
Judge's Feeble Defense of his Outrageous Rulings
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