Lesbian Teenager Faces Statutory Rape Charge

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A Florida girl who just turned 18 has refused to accept a plea bargain on charges of lewd and lascivious battery, stemming from her admitted and ongoing sexual relationship with another girl who's 14. Kaitlyn Hunt has become a cause célèbre for gay rights since she was arrested. Her mother, describing the relationship that began before her daughter turned 18, Last night, Kaitlyn's mother, who has five daughters, said of the relationship that began before her daughter turned 18, "I didn't consider it wrong or criminal at all.  So I'm definitely learning a lot of things right now."

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Guests:
Emily Bazelon - New York Times Magazine / Yale Law School - @EmilyBazelon, Nadine Smith - Equality Florida

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Warren Olney