For those of you in the U.K., have you heard of this story?
A teenage babysitter who raped a girl of five after watching online porn was spared jail by a judge who blamed the sickening crime on today’s society.
Gareth Hawkesworth, who has been criticised in the past for going soft on perverts, refused to lock up the 14-year-old insisting his mind was corrupted by the vile images he had witnessed.
Judge Hawkesworth told the boy, who appeared in the dock wearing his school uniform, he was satisfied he acted on impulse when he subjected the girl to a depraved sex act.
He said: “I believe you have become sexualised by your exposure to and the corruption of pornography.
“Your exposure at such a young age has ended in tragedy. It was the fault of the world and society.”
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/te … -5-1131884
content - contented - pleased - happy - glad
I wonder what definition of the word "satisfied" is the Judge referring too?
I am not sure. This is fascinating. I am sure he will be hailed as a great humanitarian.
In February last year, Judge Hawkesworth gave Turon Ali, 26, a suspended sentence after he groomed a girl of 14 for sex, telling him he was “not a paedophile as such”.
And he freed a pervert student as jail would “interfere with his studies”.
So, apparently, the enlightened thing to do would be to lock up, fine, and punish "the world and society"?
No. But it's alright to blame the "the world and society" for someone else's lack of self control. Completely absurd.
You did understand I was not making a recommendation, but rather pursuing the (il-) logical consequences of the judge's line of reasoning, right?
In my opinion, the judge's ruling is the natural continuation of what young people, and everyone else really, have been taught for the past few decades: you can't help how you feel. The next step is to believe (obviously falsely) that if you can't help yourself in the way you feel, then you are not to blame for the way you act. I totally disagree with that belief, and I also don't agree with the lie that we can't help the way we feel.
In cases where children are involved as the criminals it's always tough, I wouldn't want to have that judge's job, what would others here have done?
As for the American supremacy bull that just reeks of ignorance.
And people think America is screwed up worse than their own country.
Oh hide and watch and shortly some of our colleagues here will likely come forth and blame America for this.
That imbecile of a judge is clearly unfit for his position. He should be totally barred from practicing. Also the perpetrator should be arrested and interned in a juvenile facility. We have gone too soft!
They can certainly try, but will only show their ignorance, considering America is younger than most developed countries and many aspect of America were taken from other Countries which were originally more developed than America.
You're right. They do claim to be more civilized and enlightened. I wonder if this is what they referring to?
I wonder how the perpetrator's next victim will feel about the judge's philosophy...?
Mother of four-year-old girl blasts judge who freed him because he had been corrupted by internet porn for 'cheap sentence'
The mother of a four-year-old girl raped by a teenage babysitter has revealed the pain that has haunted her since the horrific ordeal.
The woman said there are days when she 'can't stop crying' after discovering her daughter had been assaulted by the 14-year-old son of a family friend.
And the father is tormented by feelings of guilt for allowing the toddler to be left in the clutches of the disturbed babysitter.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … z1zxla5fwa
Hey Reality, you do realize that many people even those from the UK don't take the dailymail site seriously, right?
It's difficult to when the judge in question retired almost a year ago 31 July 2011, surely it can't have taken the Daily Wail almost a year to dig up this story!
Hey John, I was only speaking about the many people I have talked to who live overseas and don't talk highly of the dailymail site. Past experience leads me to understand that they are and cannot be trusted.
THIS is the innocent little girl of four whose porn-crazed teen rapist was LET OFF by a judge. Last Updated: 05th July 2012
As the child — who cannot be identified — played at home yesterday, her devastated mum hit out at the soft sentence.
She called for the 14-year-old attacker to be caged and wept: “The sentence isn’t enough. He should be punished.”
Judge Gareth Hawkesworth freed the boy at Cambridge Crown Court, blaming the “world and society” for corrupting him.
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/ne … irl-4.html
It appears the story is less then a week old?
It is not the only news outlet reporting on the story.
I know it's not. My point was the source in which you used, isn't seen in good light. That's all I was pointing out. Nothing more, and nothing less.
I quit using one source n=myself just because I was tired of the caterwauling. If it's a good legit story it will be all over Google.
Whilst climbing on their moral high horse and condemning pornography, they also promote it as well.
Trouble is most of them, the readers anyway, deal with it in the same way, baying for blood while "cor look at the knockers on her"
Some more info on the Judge, if this is all true, I cannot imagine the people not being outraged.
http://chris-ukorg.org/lenient-judges/j … wkesworth/
Perhaps the judge is a deviant himself!
Well if the Judge really feels the teenage rapist is not at fault,he should allow him to babysit his own kids and grand kids.
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