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Sunday, May 12, 2019

In the city of Maplewood, Missouri, calling 911 to report violence in your home can get you evicted for being a "nuisance." Rosetta Watson, a survivor of domestic abuse, learned this the hard way after she called police multiple times between September 2011 and February 2012 to report her former boyfriend. In one incident, she has said, he kicked open her front door and attacked her in her bed, punching her in the face. Watson didn't know that Maplewood is one of a growing number of cities across the country with a "nuisance law," also known as a "crime-free" or "disorderly house" ordinance.

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#1 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-05-12 01:55 PM | Reply

Families where domestic violence exists are often very destructive. Though I haven't used that as the reason for eviction, I try to get those folks out of my rentals as quickly as possible.

#2 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2019-05-12 02:22 PM | Reply

This why you need a gun.... as Smokey the Cop says...

ONLY YOU can protect your self....

#3 | Posted by Pegasus at 2019-05-12 03:24 PM | Reply

Welcome to Trump's Amerikkka!

#4 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-05-12 04:37 PM | Reply

Did Ivana get evicted when the 300 lb orange pedo raped and scalped her?

#5 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2019-05-12 04:52 PM | Reply

Man, this sucks. Domestic violence is THE WORST.

#6 | Posted by drivelikejehu at 2019-05-12 04:52 PM | Reply

The local antichristian regulars may not like to know the LEAST LIKELY of any factors to be involved in domestic violence: born again Christians who attend church EVERY WEEK are the least likely to be involved in domestic violence of all identifiable factors.

The MOST LIKELY: nominal Christians who do not attend every week.

#7 | Posted by drivelikejehu at 2019-05-12 04:55 PM | Reply

#7 | POSTED BY DRIVELIKEJEHU

Not because they don't want to, they're just the most afraid of going to Hell.

#8 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-05-12 05:23 PM | Reply

#7 | POSTED BY DRIVELIKEJEHU .... "born again Christians"

tacitly perpetrate violence against family members and as much of the community at large as their numbers will allow. BAC's demand fealty to their agenda. self righteous and generally range from clannish to klannish

#9 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-05-12 06:44 PM | Reply

Where did you dig out this article? It is old as fuqc.

ACLU sued and won against the city Maplewood last year.

womp womp womp

#10 | Posted by MisterCarajo at 2019-05-13 12:09 AM | Reply

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You can also tell none of the commenters above me read the article.

Dumb mofos just post dick cheese around here... steamy piles.

womp womp womp

#11 | Posted by MisterCarajo at 2019-05-13 12:13 AM | Reply

ACLU sued and won against the city Maplewood last year.

#10 | POSTED BY MISTERCARAJO

Oh, well that means it didn't happen and can never happen again.

Thank you so much for preventing these things from happening, both in the past and in the future.

We all owe you.

#12 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2019-05-13 05:07 AM | Reply

Better get a gun.

If you call the police for help you can be tossed on the street.

#13 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-05-13 10:25 AM | Reply

#13 If someone uses a gun to stop domestic violence, the police will almost certainly get involved.

And you can probably be evicted for killing someone in your apartment too.

Just sayin'.

#14 | Posted by JOE at 2019-05-13 10:47 AM | Reply

Well, it's definitely a good concept. I mean, how many times should Becky be able to take up 911 services because she won't leave the person who is abusing her? But, 2 times in 180 days is a tad bit absurd of a limit.

#15 | Posted by humtake at 2019-05-13 12:02 PM | Reply

Where did you dig out this article? It is old as fuqc.
ACLU sued and won against the city Maplewood last year.
womp womp womp

#10 | POSTED BY MISTERCARAJO

Great for her.

But it's still happening nationwide.

Your post is like saying "Well, one police department was sued and lost so now there won't be police brutality or homicides anymore!"

#16 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-05-13 01:49 PM | Reply

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