Moral Panic in Pittsford
"Give him the gas," says one commenter. What? A punch or two in the face from a father (or mother) would have put this creep in his place, and have been much cheaper than a ridiculously long prison term (or execution).
The Burned-Over District is a term used by some to describe the region of Western New York in the historical period of 1800-1850. It is also sometimes called the Second Great Awakening with a combination of religious, social and political elements.