In California, Judge Says Only Men Can Be Flashers


In one of the most asinine rulings to come across in a long time, a California judge has ruled that a woman flashing a 14 year old boy has not commited a crime. He claims according to the law, only males can be convicted of exposing oneself to others.

Superior Court Judge Robert W. Armstrong said earlier in the week that the law only mentions someone who “exposes his person.”
“It’s gender specific,” Armstrong said.
He dismissed a misdemeanor charge against Alexis Luz Garcia, 40, of Corona, who was cited in May after parents of a neighbor boy said she showed him full-frontal nudity as he played basketball.  via ABC News

Fortunately, the District Attorney is going to appeal the ruling.

Posted October 21, 2006 by
Bizarre | 10 comments

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    10 Responses to “In California, Judge Says Only Men Can Be Flashers”

    1. Dave on October 21st, 2006 11:50 am

      I would have to see the evidence to come to my own conclusion.

    2. Jon on October 21st, 2006 2:42 pm

      Now we have the “flasheress”
      Or should it be the “flasherperson” to make it sort of pc?

    3. GRETA mal on October 21st, 2006 7:19 pm

      These judges that make these stupid decisions should be taken off the bench. They let female teachers RAPE their students and do NOT get any jail time. It is time to put a STOP to this.

    4. Molly on October 21st, 2006 11:45 pm

      This is unfair, I should be able to streak
      and get my name in the paper. Men have all
      the fun

    5. Molly on October 21st, 2006 11:46 pm

      And flash the judge in court

    6. Patti on October 22nd, 2006 12:57 am

      The serious side to this is that our judges think that
      they are sitting on their benches to simply enforce our
      laws. They don’t want to take the time to interpret the
      law using their own common sense.

      The evidence was probably presented with this female
      gender twist and the judge had to agree, because he
      didn’t want to take the time to do the paperwork
      necessary to rewrite it; to catch it up with our
      modern times.

      Now women have the RIGHT to be sexual predators, as
      well as their gender counterparts…
      and get away with it!!!!

      The world HAS gone awry.

      And to think someone told me it was like sticking
      a marshmallow inside a piggy bank.??!?!?!?!?!?!?!

      Have a nice weekend!!!!!

    7. Skyboxx on October 22nd, 2006 5:18 pm

      So lets get this straight…..

      A priest can fondle Rep Foley, but thats not sex and we should let bygones, be bygones

      Michael Jackson can have little boys in his bed and show them porn but thats does not make him predator

      Ted Kenneddy can leave a drowning woman to well, drown and he is now iconic in Massachesettes,

      Joran and his buddies can take a women out never to be heard from again and that’s okay and NOW>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

      a judge says woman cannot flash……….

    8. Skyboxx on October 22nd, 2006 5:19 pm

      Guess we need to change that sign in the 7-11 that says No shirt, no service! (heh, heh)

    9. Skyboxx on October 22nd, 2006 5:22 pm

      ……Gives a whole new meaning to Topless joint!

      …..wait until the spring fashion designers get a hold of the news…..walking down the runway should be interesting…..

      Woman to husband: ” @$%!%&, don’t stare you piece of @!#%”

      Man: “Honest honey, I wasn’t staring, she wasn’t flashing….”

    10. dutchhog on October 25th, 2006 5:08 pm

      where were all the disrobing woman when i was a 14 year old boy!?this guy rushes inside and compliants about it to his parents?where’s the world gomming to?the judge, is he comming from san francisco,that would explain a lot!i thought america was a free country! so all you woman who want to run naked, GO OUT AND MAKE A STATEMENT!not just for me!FOR FREEDOM!!

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