This is the 50th installment in the list of Republican sexual predators, abusers, and enablers who contribute to rape culture. These are people who abused their power or defended the abuse of power. These are not folks caught in consensual scandals such as being gay, having an affair, being polyamorous, inviting multiple sex partners into their marriage, or soliciting adult sex workers, unless they are trafficked against their will. They may be hypocrites, but they are not predators.
- 1236 Patrick Stephen Miller, a former Immanuel Baptist Church youth minister, was originally charged with second-degree sexual assault, pleaded guilty instead to misdemeanor harassment in January 2022. Now he wants his record expunged despite a new allegation.
- 1237 Immanuel Baptist Church’s pastor Steven Smith never reported the allegations against Mark Rivera (see 1238) to the congregation although the church did inform the police, and in his plea deal Rivera was not required to register as a sex offender, he was able to get a job at another church.
1238 Mark Rivera, lay pastor at Christ Our Light Anglican IL (anti-gay splinter church) was convicted of child sexual abuse and pled guilty to an additional charge in 2023. Accused of molesting several more children.
1239 Jake Freeman, a police officer in Las Vegas, was arrested for aggravated stalking, attempted home invasion, & destruction of property, all against his ex-wife. He died by suicide after his arrest
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