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After Being Denied 'Minute Alone' With Convicted Child Molester, Father Lunges at Larry Nasser in Courtroom


After Being Denied 'Minute Alone' With Convicted Child Molester, Father Lunges at Larry Nasser in Courtroom

Common Dreams staff

The father of three daughters who were victims of convicted child molester Larry Nasser, lunged across the courtroom and was tackled by marshals during a hearing on Friday morning after the judge denied his request to have even "one minute alone" in the room with the perpetrator.

"I would ask you to as part of the sentencing to grant me 5 minutes in a locked room with this demon. Would you do that?" the father, Randall Margraves, asked the judge. Denied, he asked "How about one minute?" When the judge again said that was not possible, Margraves dashed towards Nasser.


Jerry! Jerry! lovely.


Don’t worry, sir. He’s soon to have plenty of alone time with people who want to lunge at him in a variety of manners, all more violent than yours.


i don’t blame him, can you imagine all 3 of your daughters being used by this jerk? hopefully he will face karma where he is going and each time they move him he will have to deal with it again.


Larry Nassar will be lucky to live a year in prison. He’s already a marked man - “short eyes”. Sure, people try to get 5 minutes alone with an offender, but that’s vigilante justice, and we must not allow that to happen. Even though the criminal “justice” system is corrupt, one tier for the rich, and one tier for the poor, it is what keeps us away from having warlords (openly) running society.


Gotta admit I’m sorry the dad didn’t get to him. But that’s just the prelim, because when he gets to where he’s going, no one can stop all the fella’s who are going to make him their boyfriend. Better get a night-light, Larry


I checked the article. It’s pure, old-fashioned Christian hypocrisy. Last time I checked, the Catholic church was defending itself from years of sexual predation starting way before the first issue of Playboy came out.


If you re-read the article, you’ll note that he says he was already off the rails at 8 and didn’t discover Playboy until he was in his teens. Playboy was merely a symptom of his issues, not the cause.

What didn’t you get about that?


I have nothing but sympathy for the father. I know where my thoughts would be if anyone did that to my daughters.

That said, I think he’s going to have a lot of opportunity to understand how his victims felt. Even if he only lives a year, he’s going to die very old.


Rubbish. I’ll concede the lack of parental responsibility - your parents should be ashamed of themselves. As for Hefner, he owed you nothing.

What you had was an utter lack of personal responsibility. Even now, you’re blaming everyone else for your own failings. If it was the fault of “society” everyone would be in the same boat you are. Take responsibility for your own decisions and your own life.


Hefner owed you nothing. If you were so flammable, you owed yourself the duty of staying away from fire.

IF, and I note that in capital letters, because you don’t offer any proof - if you start citing “repressed memory syndrome”, then I simply pity the fact that you’ve fallen into the hands of charlatans, you have my sympathy - as I noted above, no one deserves

Most men who do (or did) read Playboy are no worse for wear. If you were messed up by it, either you’re suffering from “glass jaw” syndrome, or you’re still not willing to accept responsibility for your own actions.


I have no sympathy for someone who refuses to take any responsibility for his own actions. You’re just looking for others to blame so that you can say to yourself “none of this was my fault.”

Look around you - millions, if not billions of people look at porn. The overwhelming majority of them are not rapists, molesters, or, to use your purple prose “overstimulated to the point of insanity.”


Cold is the person who hurts others and then thinks an apology can make it all right.


You’ve said something we can agree on.