The jury began deliberations in the rape trial against Air Force Captain Devery L. Taylor. As you may recall, Taylor’s accused of “two counts of attempted sodomy, four counts of forcible sodomy, three counts of kidnapping and one count of unlawful entry.”
Wrapping up the surprisingly under-reported trial, Taylor’s defense attorney against maintained that Taylor’s the victim and the his only crime’s being gay in the military. Martin Regan implored:
My client is an admitted homosexual involved in consensual homosexual relationships and let’s let the military deal with it in the right forum, not in a court-martial.
Regan and Taylor claim that four of the accuseres willingly had sex with Taylor, while another actually forced Taylor to have sex with him. The sixth? Well, he just didn’t want to be called “gay” so he – um – accused a gay guy if raping him..yeah, that makes sense.
Prosecutors insist that all the men were raped by Taylor, saying: “Being known to the world as a male rape victim is not fun. It is hard for them to sit up straight.” And how…