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Maine - False Rape Witch Hunt
The public’s notions that prosecutors are faithful guardians of civil rights and conservative discretion prove to be false in Hancock County. In practice, the prosecutor’s credibility is publicly re-enforced solely through wide publicity of rare convictions. The line between justifiable and unjustifiable prosecutions of men is blurred by selective media coverage.
The prosecutors like Mary Kellett act with full immunity for their actions against men.
And it’s not just for alleged sex crimes for which men are systematically punished by the District Attorneys office in Hancock County. Men in the community have been criminally charged for such alleged crimes as splashing water on their wives, spitting, for “terrorism” due to offensive song lyrics, visual aggression, and for what often can be viewed as any action against a female. But at least those “crimes” don’t carry the stigma and a 30 year prison sentence which comes with each class “A” gross sexual assault charge, which is a frequent charge against men in Hancock County, and one of the easiest and most profitable for a prosecutor to undertake.
One Bangor television station aired an interview with a local rape crisis center official who stated that even if a woman falsely accuses a man of rape, it is most important for law enforcement to believe the woman, act on her report, and do exactly what she wants them to do. This implies that arresting, charging, and publicly prosecuting innocent men is less harmful than for authorities to question the words and motives of a woman making the accusations. This appears to be the policy adopted in the Bar Harbor region of Maine.
Crime statistics for the region have consistently shown a low rape rate, yet not long after becoming a prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney Mary Kellett offered her own statistic of the Bar Harbor region. Speaking to a local newspaper she stated that it could be difficult to find jurors in the area for sex cases because many people have been victims of sex offenses or have been accused of committing them.
Prior to being arrested and charged for his wife’s accusations, Filler sought help from a local domestic violence organization which turned him away and chose to give assistance to his abusive wife instead. Filler sought a protection order from court and his wife decided to drop the “nuclear bomb” of divorce and custody battles. She accused Filler of abuse, child molestations, and spousal rape. She demanded immediate custody of their children. A video about the events appeared on YouTube.
So powerful is the myth against men, that despite difficult fiscal and economic times, the flow of funding to the domestic violence industry continues to be strong, as does the prosecution of men. The message of the rhetoric being sent to the girls in Maine is “blame the boys for everything and the State will do the rest”, so maybe the message to the boys in Maine should now be “God help you”.
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