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Fox News guest: Upskirt victims ‘made a conscious choice to wear certain clothes’

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Defense attorney Evangeline Gomez told Fox News on Sunday that victims of so-called “upskirt” photos did not deserve legal protection if they made a “conscious choice” to wear revealing clothes.

Last week, D.C. Superior Court Judge Juliet McKenna ruled that photos taken by Christopher Cleveland did not violate the law because women sitting above him on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial had placed their crotches and buttocks in the public domain.

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On Sunday, former prosecutor Jonna Spilbor explained to Fox News that the ruling was “ludicrous” because the judge said that “a woman’s private parts will become public property by virtue of a wardrobe malfunction.”

Gomez, however, argued that Judge McKenna had made the right decision.

“She can’t make up the facts,” Gomez said. “There were certain facts in this case, and she’s applying the law of the facts.”

“This was not a situation of upskirting,” she continued. “These women made a conscious choice — as the judge pointed out in her decision — to wear certain clothes that day, and some of their body parts were the public domain.”

Fox News host Peter Johnson Jr. likened the case to blaming rape victims for the way they dressed.

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“Right, blaming the victim,” Spilbor agreed. “There are just certain body parts that automatically have an expectation of privacy attached to them. A woman’s hooha happens to be one of those.”

But Gomez insisted that the solution was not to blame the judge, but to change the law.

“Go back to the lawmakers who wrote the law and left certain words out, and didn’t criminalize certain behaviors,” she said.

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Watch the video below from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast Oct. 12, 2014.

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CNN anchor Don Lemon slammed U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald for invoking President Donald Trump on Thursday.

“I know she has a tough job, but guess what, as long as we are being honest right now, nobody wants to hear from the White House or the attorney general right now,” Lemon said. “No one wants to hear from the man who wanted the death penalty to come back for the Central Park Five.”

“No one wants to hear from the man who says that the former president was not born in this country. No one wants to hear from the man who said there are ‘very fine people on both sides.’ Do you understand what I am saying?” he asked.

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On CNN Thursday, host Don Lemon made a furious call for justice in the George Floyd case.

"How much more video do they need? I kept saying, is this some sort of a joke?" said Lemon. "Great, get more evidence. But from the evidence they have, there appears to be no area on tape anywhere, from any witness, that Mr. Floyd was resisting arrest in any way. So people want to know, these officers, one of them with 18 complaints against them, I think 16 still open, another one that had 6. I know people complain and it's false sometimes, but 18 complaints. Are they going to be arrested or are they not? Is the justice system going to work with these officers the way it works with the general public?"

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Fox News host: Trump’s order against social media is based on ‘an outright lie’

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On Fox News Thursday, host Neil Cavuto laid into President Donald Trump for his executive order punishing social media companies for perceived "bias" against him.

"The president is saying that some of their liability protections should be waived when they do things that are not fair, in this case, to some things that he has said on Twitter," said Cavuto. "What was shocking in those comments, he was open to shutting down Twitter — whatever your opinions, on the left or right, a huge social networking site, the largest on the planet — and that since it was fact-checking him, that's good enough to crack down and maybe look at shutting down Twitter."

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