Conn. High School Football Players in Rape Case Gain Social Media Support, Igniting Debate

Across social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, students in Torrington, Conn., continue to express support for 18-year-old high school football players Edgar Gonzalez and Joan Toribio, who were charged with the sexual assault of two 13-year-old girls. That support has touched off even more controversy in the community. Using the hashtag #FreeEdgar, peers of the accused are posting messages and photos in defense of Gonzalez, who remains jailed. At Torrington High School's annual...Full Story
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