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Watch: Did You Know Rapists Can Seek Parental Rights?

A rape survivor’s lawyer has said that a county prosecutor’s office granted parental rights, including joint custody, to a man who raped a 12-year-old girl, resulting in her pregnancy.

Christopher Mirasolo pleaded guilty to the assault in 2008 but only spent 6 and a half months in prison. About two years later, he pleaded no contest after being accused of assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

According to attorney Rebecca Kiessling, the prosecutor’s office sought his right to custody and parenting time unasked and awarded it despite knowing the circumstances.

While it differs from state to state, rapists can often seek parental rights for children conceived by rape.

On today’s show, Glenn talked about this terrible hurdle that rape survivors who keep their children can face.

“These estimates put thousands of women at risk,” he said. “A lifetime tethered to their rapists because they chose to keep their child.”

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: The girls were giddy with excitement when the car pulled up. It was an older boy, one of their friends knew. He asked if they wanted to go for a ride. Three girls jumped into the car. They thought they were going to go to McDonald's. Their excitement turned to fear as they drove past the Golden Arches and up to a vacant house. One of the girls, 12, was viciously raped. A month later, she discovered that she was pregnant with the rapist's baby. This 12-year-old girl, despite the pressure for her to abort or put the child up for adoption, mom kept the child. She dropped HEP out of cshool they went to live with relatives. She worked jobs trying to support her and her family. Eight years she's been doing this.

But now she is forced to face her rapist once again. And this time, because of the state. This week, the state of Michigan notified the attacker that, as the biological father, he had joint legal custody, visitation privileges, and must start paying child support.

As crazy as this sounds, this is routinely done by the prosecutor's office when somebody makes an application for state assistance. State assistance.

The victim told the Detroit News, I think this is crazy. I was receiving $260 a month in food stamps for me and my son. And health insurance for him.

They're just trying to see how they can get some of the money back. This is not a family. This is a felony.

This situation is surprisingly not that rare in America. There are 15 states in the US that have no law in place to terminate a rapist parental rights. And of all the 50 states, fewer than half have laws that allow the termination of parental rights to rapists without a conviction.

These estimates put thousands of women at risk. A lifetime tethered to their rapists because they chose to keep their child. Because these brave women understood that the circumstances of their child's conception did not determine the child's worth.

You comfortable with your daughter forced to relive her nightmare of a rape over and over again, every time the doorbell sounds, to pick up her daughter or her son, the rapist is there?

These women need to be protected and celebrated for turning a traumatic event into a blessing. Protect them.

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Glenn Beck CALLS OUT companies working with China as HORRIFIC new details emerge about concentration camps

An upcoming book, "The Chief Witness: Escape from China's Modern-Day Concentration Camps," details one woman's "fight to survive" inside one of China's 380 unspeakably horrific concentration camps.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" this week, Glenn asked why, after seeing horrors like this in history before, aren't we taking acting to stop this? Companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook not only continue to work with China, but have sometimes even given the Chinese Communist Party the tools it needs to spy on its people.

Glenn read an excerpt from the book in which co-author Sayragul Sauytbay describes the concentration camp where she was incarcerated for the "crime" of being one of the China's ethnic minorities and the shocking details of what she witnessed and experienced as a prisoner.

"I can't tell you how disgusted I am. ... It means nothing to say 'never forget' if you won't talk about the things that lead to the Holocaust. 'Never forget' doesn't mean just remember their names and remember what happened, but look at the seeds that are being planted today so we don't go down that road," Glenn said after reading the disturbing details.

"How do you make sure that that doesn't happen, if you won't talk about the seeds that are being planted? It's too late when the tree has its vines all around your neck. It's too late. Silence in the face of evil, is evil itself. Not to stand, is to stand. The world is becoming more and more deaf to evil. It is all becoming perverted. What is happening in China is evil, and I don't care if it's Disney, or Apple, or Facebook, or anybody else that is doing business in China ... you're part of the problem," he went on to say.

"We must stand together ... to stand for the Jewish people. To stand for the Chinese Uighurs. To stand against another coming Holocaust, wherever it might happen in the world. To stand against this evil of critical race theory. It is evil."

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The Left is gearing up to label anyone and everyone who doesn't bend the knee to their radical ideas as a threat to the nation, and they're using the January 6th Capitol riot to do so. That's when "innocent until proven conservative" started, and the Democrats' new 9/11-style January 6th Commission will solidify it.

Since the Capitol riot, the Biden administration has shown little transparency while arresting and intimidating hundreds and insisting that "right-wing terror" is on the rise. But is there ANY evidence to back up what the government is now doing to its own citizens?

On this week's Glenn TV special, Glenn Beck asks the questions that the corporate media won't and lays out why this may only be the beginning as private companies prepare to help the government spy on YOU. And Sen. Rand Paul joins to detail how Republicans in Congress are standing against the Democrats' new Jan. 6th Commission.

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The far left has spent DECADES turning our reality upside down, and now it's OUR job to turn it right side up again. They ban President Trump from social media but allow Iran's Ayatollah to remain — who says we must 'purify the Hold Land.' They accuse Jews of Islamophobia, though only the opposite is true. They accuse white students of racism, but then excuse black students found responsible. The far left uses these HOAXES to shift reality and to paint conservatives, Christians, and white people as the enemies to our democracy. WAKE UP, AMERICA and 'prepare yourself mentally to be the hero that you were born to be.'