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A World Turned Upside Down By Children
After checking my email every afternoon, I read the MSN news. Because I am located in New Zealand, it's the MSN-NZ news. One of the articles involving international headlines was this: "Two ten-year old boys rape a ten year old girl."
These two boys are ten; they should believe that their penises are used for urinating, not sex. What does a pre-teen know about sex especially being so young? I am outraged at the fact that the two boys will not be charged with a crime as it is against the law in Britain to accuse a child under ten of a crime.
I believe that juvenile court should not exist either. If you were old enough to commit a crime, you should be tried as an adult. Why should the issue be padded like a safe cell and dropped gently when children can commit the most horrendous crimes and walk Scot-free?
When I read this article, the first image in my mind was that of the then two year old James Bulger and how he was lured to a train track by two ten year old boys and murdered. I read that story a few years ago and thought how sick people had become. The accused, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, were let out of jail in June 2001 on life licences and given new identities. I don't believe that they should of been set free in the first place. If you take a life, yours should be taken in return.
My heart goes out to that little 8 year old girl from Britain and my condolences lie with the Bulger family. No parent wants that for their children and no child wants to experience such a horrific ordeal. We have a right to safety and we must use that right to portect the rights of innocent children.
- Two 10-year-old boys raped little girl, 8
Two 10-year-old boys have been charged with the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Britain.