Victims of Homosexual Murderers

GUILTY: Justice for the Family of Mary Stachowicz

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

Excerpted from Man Guilty in Slaying of Woman, published Nov 3, 2006, by Chicago Tribune:

…It took jurors fewer than three hours to find Nicholas Gutierrez, 23, guilty of the murder and sexual assault of Mary Stachowicz, 51, on Nov. 13, 2002.

“He’s an animal, he should be locked up for the rest of his life,” – Peter Stachowicz, son of the victim

Gutierrez could receive the death penalty.

Homosexual Partner of Stachowicz Murderer Says She Did NOT Harrass Them

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

Excerpted from Man Testifies He Saw Blood on Defendant, published Oct 29, 2006, by Chicago Tribune:

The [homosexual] partner of a man on trial in the 2002 slaying of a woman who worked at a Northwest Side funeral home testified Friday that he noticed blood on his partner and that the man had extra cash after the attack allegedly occurred.

Raymond Scacchitti, 42, testified in the trial of Nicholas Gutierrez, 23, charged in the Nov. 13, 2002, slaying of Mary Stachowicz, 51.

The two men, who also worked at the F.J. Sikorski Funeral Home, lived in an apartment above the business where Stachowicz’s body was found in a crawl space.

Scacchitti said Stachowicz knew he and Gutierrez were gay and never questioned them about their lifestyle.

Gutierrez’s public defenders, who do not deny Gutierrez killed Stachowicz, said she instigated the attack by deriding him for being gay.

Continue reading in Chicago Tribune…

Stabbed and Strangled, But It’s All Her Fault?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

Excerpted from Woman’s Death at Hands of ‘Gay’ Her Fault, Says Lawyer, published Nov 1, 2006, by WorldNet Daily:

Mary Stachowicz was attacked with such ferocity the assailant’s hunting knife blade was bent, but a defense attorney for her alleged attacker is painting her with the blame, saying it wasn’t a “hate crime” and it happened because her comments about his “gay” lifestyle assaulted the man…

LaBarbera said the woman “is a modern day martyr who died because she told the truth to a man caught up in homosexuality. Her compelling story is largely unknown to Americans, because the same media that devoted millions of print column inches and broadcast minutes to covering the Matthew Shepard murder case have largely ignored Mary’s story.”

“The reality today is that growing secularist intolerance threatens to redefine Judeo-Christian beliefs as ‘prejudice, intolerance,’ or worse, ‘hatred.'”

Continue reading at WorldNet Daily…

Prosecutor Says (Homosexual) “Monster” Nicholas Gutierrez also Raped Chicago Catholic Mother, Mary Stachowicz, as Trial Begins

Friday, October 27th, 2006

I think you will agree that there is a huge double-standard in the way the media covers victims, “hate crimes” and news in general. Some victims are Politically Correct; others are not. The liberal media sensationalized the murder of homosexual Matthew Shepard, which was shamelessly exploited by “gay” groups to promote national “hate crimes” legislation. Meanwhile, when a deranged homosexual man murders a Chicago Catholic and mother of four, Mary Stachowicz, it goes largely uncovered. Shepard is a household name, but try asking a friend or co-worker if they’ve ever heard of Mary Stachowicz and you’ll likely get a “Mary who?” in response. (Or do a Google search comparing the two victims’ names and see how many stories come up.)

Now the public defender for Mary’s murderer, Nicholas Gutierrez, is arguing that Mary was the aggressor, saying she became enraged to the point of violence over his homosexual lifestyle. I trust that this appeal to ugly anti-Christian bigotry – the legal equivalent of spitting on Mary’s grave – will not sway the jury. Think of what Mary’s husband Jerry, four kids and extended family and friends went through yesterday having to listen to this slander from her murderer’s Public Defender. I was at the trial and saw the stocky, roughly six-foot-tall Gutierrez in the courtroom: how ridiculous to think he was threatened by a 51-year-old woman who was known for her religious devotion!

Now imagine how differently this would have been reported had it been a 51-year-old Chicago lesbian, respected in her community, who was stabbed and beaten and raped, then stuffed in a crawl space by a crazed straight man. It’s simply unthinkable that the media would not lavish coverage on such a case.

Today’s online Chicago Sun-Times headline about the Gutierrez murder trial was, “Defense: Killing Payback for Gay Taunts.” It should have been: “Prosecutor Calls Gay Killer of Catholic Mother of Four a “Monster,” Cites DNA Evidence of Rape.” But at least the Sun-Times covered the case (I saw nothing on the Tribune’s website). – Peter LaBarbera

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Sun-Times leads story with outrageous “anti-homophobe” defense as most media ignore trial

CHICAGO—Cook Co. Assistant State’s Attorney Jim McKay yesterday described (homosexual) Chicago man Nicholas Gutierrez’s “ferocious” 2002 murder of mary-stachowicz.jpga pious, 51-year-old Catholic mother of four, Mary Stachowicz—saying he also raped Mary in addition to stabbing, strangling and beating her, then stuffed her bloody body in a crawl space under the floor of his apartment.

“There is a monster in the courtroom today,” McKay said, describing how Gutierrez stabbed Stachowicz so many times that he bent the tip of his hunting knife. Gutierrez then allegedly wrapped her body in sheets and covered her head in a plastic bag before hiding her, as Mary’s family and friends searched frantically for her for three days.

After McKay laid out the state’s case, including finding Gutierrez’s DNA in Stachowicz’s vagina and anus, Gutierrez’s public defender, Crystal Marchigiani, claimed that it was Stachowicz who attacked Gutierrez: “It happened because she could not leave him alone in his [homosexual] lifestyle.”

Marchigiani said that on the day of her death, November 13, 2002, Stachowicz confronted Gutierrez at the Sikorsky Funeral Home where Mary worked and where Gutierrez once was employed. (He lived in an apartment above the funeral home with his male friend, Ray.) She said Mary angrily pressed Gutierrez with the question, “Why do you sleep with boys?” and then followed Gutierrez upstairs to his room before physically attacking him.

nicholas-gutierrez.bmpAll the while, the stocky Gutierrez, who appeared to be about six feet tall, sat in the courtroom. One of Mary Stachowicz’s sisters left the room in disgust after hearing Marchigiani launch her shocking defense.

Americans For Truth President Peter LaBarbera responded: “The Gutierrez defense team’s Politically Correct courtroom ploy ought to be called the ‘Anti-Homophobe Panic Defense.’ Marchigiani’s is an ugly attempt to exploit the liberal caricature of Christians who oppose homosexuality as crazed haters with a penchant for aggression.

“So here we see a new defense tactic: stoking the flames of anti-Christian bigotry to save a ‘gay’ murderer from the punishment he deserves,” LaBarbera said.

The Gutierrez trial continues today at 11:00 AM in Room 700 of the Criminal Court Building, 2600 S. California Ave., in Chicago.

In its small story about the Gutierrez murder trial, the Chicago Sun-Times ran with this headline: “Defense: Killing Payback for Gay Taunts.”

Shameful! Chicago Public Defender Blames Mary Stachowicz for Her Own Murder

Friday, October 27th, 2006

The following is excerpted from Defense: Killing Payback for Gay Taunts (‘She could not leave him alone’), by Stefano Esposito, published Oct 27, 2006, in Chicago Sun-Times:

Nicholas Gutierrez killed a 51-year-old mother of four and church volunteer only after she beat and tormented him because he was gay, Gutierrez’s attorney told a Cook County jury Thursday.

“It happened because she could not leave him alone in his lifestyle,” attorney Crystal H. Marchigiani said in opening statements…

Continue reading in Chicago Sun-Times…

This excerpt is from Trial Begins in Funeral Home Slaying, published Oct 27, 2006, in Chicago Tribune:

Assistant Public Defender Crystal H. Marchigiani told jurors that Stachowicz, a mother of four and a church volunteer, instigated the attack by following Gutierrez upstairs and bullying herself into his apartment.

Continue reading in Chicago Tribune…

Who was Mary Stachowicz? Was she a bully, filled with hatred? Read this verbatim excerpt from Chapter 16 of A Mother’s Plea: Journey into the Light, by Father Anthony Bus, published 2005 by Marian Press:

Murder or Martyred? The Death of Mary Stachowicz
The Flame in Her Heart

a-mothers-plea.jpgMary (Stachowicz) was a graceful and compassionate woman. She was strong-willed but humble. She was without malice. Her faith in Jesus Christ, her love for the Virgin Mary, and her defense of the Catholic faith and Catholic spirituality were simply integral to her personality …Concern for the faith of her family was the flame that perpetually burned in her heart, and that fire spread well beyond the walls of her home. Her only agenda was to make Jesus and the Church known and loved.

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“Gay” Reaction to Mrs. Stachowicz’s Murder: Silence to Applause

Friday, October 27th, 2006

By Allyson Smith
Published Dec 4, 2002, by Concerned Women for America

“I really don’t feel sorry for her. She paid a very steep price for being an arrogant religious fascist. Too bad for her.” – “Iris,” in a posting on the ACLU Online Forum.

“Quite frankly, if anyone in this case was being ‘persecuted’ it was Mr. Gutierrez. Unfortunately for the victim this was a lesson that she learned too hard and too late. Maybe this will give pause to other people who similarly try to ‘help’ homosexuals.” – “Silence Dogood,” on ACLU Online Forum.

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Eleven-Year-Old Stabbed 16 Times After Rejecting Homosexual Advance

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Excerpted from Teenager Admits to Schoolboy Murder, by Nigel Bunyan, published Oct 16, 2006, in Telegraph:

A teenager who stabbed an 11-year-old boy to death in his bedroom after he rebuffed his sexual advances was jailed for life today.

Michael Hamer, 15, lured Joe Geeling to his home before making a clumsy pass at him. When the younger boy called him “gay” and threatened to tell others about the incident, he beat him over the head with a frying pan and stabbed him 16 times with two kitchen knives.

joe-keeling.jpgJoe, a pale, slight boy who suffered from cystic fibrosis, had died from massive loss of blood by the time he had been dragged downstairs.

His killer then loaded his body into a wheelie bin and dragged him half a mile to a remote gully within Whitehead Park, Bury, Greater Manchester.

Afterwards he finished the homework he had been set on the Ten Commandments and went to school the following morning as normal.

Continue reading at Telegraph…

Man-Boy Sex and the Murder of 10 Year Old Jeffrey Curley

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Excerpted from No Boy Scouts, by Deroy Murdock, published Feb 27, 2004, by National Review:

…The ACLU lately has stained the dark side of its reputation through its actions in two cases involving the treatment of vulnerable, young Americans…

The Manhattan-based public-interest law firm is defending the North American Man-Boy Love Association in a $200 million civil lawsuit filed by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Curley. The Curleys claim that Charles Jaynes was driven by the literature and website of NAMBLA, an outfit that advocates sex between grown men and little boys, reportedly as young as age 8.

jeff-curley.jpgJaynes did not simply read NAMBLA’s materials and ponder its message. He and Salvatore Sicari actively sought a boy with whom to copulate. They picked 10-year-old Jeffrey Curley of Cambridge, Massachusetts. They lured him into their car as he played outside his home in October 1997. When Curley resisted their sexual advances, they choked him to death with a gasoline-soaked rag. Then they took the boy’s body across state lines to Jayne’s apartment in Manchester, New Hampshire. They molested the cadaver and stuffed it into a cement-filled Rubbermaid container. Finally, they crossed state lines again into Maine, whereupon they tossed Jeffrey Curley’s remains into the Great Works River, from which it was recovered within days. Jaynes and Sicari were convicted of these crimes in 1998, for which they are serving life sentences.

“According to lawyers familiar with [NAMBLA’s] website,…it actually posted techniques designed to lure boys into having sex with men and also supplied information on what an adult should do if caught.”

NAMBLA is “not just publishing material that says it’s OK to have sex with children and advocating changing the law,” says Larry Frisoli, a Cambridge attorney who is arguing the Curleys case in federal court. NAMBLA, he says, “is actively training their members how to rape children and get away with it. They distribute child pornography and trade live children among NAMBLA members with the purpose of having sex with them.”

Continue reading at National Review…

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