I am so fucking sick of rape apologists.
The two teens accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated girl in Steubenville, Ohio were found guilty yesterday in a juvenile court. They were sentenced to one year and two years, respectively, in juvenile detention. CNN’s coverage of the event focused exclusively on how difficult this verdict was for those poor boys:
For those of you who don’t care to watch, the Raw Story provides quotes along with extremely justified disgust.
For those of you who don’t care to click on links, here’s a choice quote from CNN’s Paul Callan:
There’s always that moment of just — lives are destroyed,” Callan remarked. “But in terms of what happens now, the most severe thing with these young men is being labeled as registered sex offenders. That label is now placed on them by Ohio law.”
“That will haunt them for the rest of their lives.