Grandmother says former football star won’t ever get custody of son he wanted dead

By Dave Andrusko If I hadn’t read the story about Rae Carruth, I know my day would have 3,000% better. I am almost speechless. It speaks volumes that the man who arranged for his pregnant girlfriend’s murder would wax indignant at the woman’s mother who compassionately cared for the son whose brain injuries were a …

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When You Hear About “Choice,” Remember Rae Carruth’s Victim, Son

By Kirk Walden Very few know the name, Chancellor Lee Adams, who turned 18 the other day. More know the name of his father, former University of Colorado football standout and Carolina Panther Rae Carruth. Carruth was the Panthers’ 1st Round draft pick in 1997 and was making $40,000 per game in the NFL on …

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Scott Peterson and Rae Carruth—the brutal connection and the myth of “choice”

By Dave Andrusko There is a grim, brutal connection between two stories we are running today. Two men—Scott Peterson and Rae Carruth—were convicted in the unbelievably brutal murders of two pregnant women. In 2004 Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife Laci and her nearly eight-month-old unborn son, Conner. Laci and Conner’s murders were so …

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“It has something to do with the power of love”

By Dave Andrusko In 2001, I wrote the following first paragraph:”On January 22–on the 28th anniversary of Roe v. Wade–North Carolina Superior Court Judge Charles Lamm sentenced 27-year-old Rae Carruth to a minimum of 18 years and 11 months in prison for his role in the execution-style murder of his pregnant girlfriend. Miraculously, doctors were …

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