Rape Case Not Taken Seriously


“Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous” discusses a recent court decision to give a 20 year old man just 45 days in jail and community service for raping a 14 year old girl. He was given such a light sentence because of the girl’s past sexual history, having 3 sexual partners, and having given birth once. The judge ruled that “20-year-old Sir Young, ‘is not your typical sex offender.'” This case is very disturbing because it implys that if the girl is already promiscuous the rape is her fault, not the offender’s. This type of discrimination should have been left in the 1920s so lets put it back there.


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