Is anyone surprised that a rape victim was blamed for being raped? It’s not surprising to me, in fact I expect it. Don’t you people know that it’s always the woman’s fault!!

It’s not even surprising to me (any more) that they are even blaming the victim when the victim is a child.

Rape of girl, 11, tears apart Texas town as many insist on blaming the victim

“She lied about her age,” Angie Woods told the Houston Chronicle. “Them boys didn’t rape her. She wanted this to happen.”

Speaking for many at the meeting in Cleveland, Tex., Woods insisted she was “not taking nobody’s side.”

“But if she hadn’t put herself in that predicament, this would have never happened,” she said.

The girl’s parents were also blasted by many at the meeting last Thursday for failing to keep track of the girl.

“I also think the parents of that child needs to be held accountable,” said Sheila Hightower, who lives in Cleveland. “You weren’t even aware where she was.”

Here’s a novel idea, why don’t we blame the men for the rape? Why don’t we hold them accountable for their actions? Even if the girl ‘wanted this to happen’ a 16-yr old should know that it is wrong to have sex with an eleven-year old CHILD. Why isn’t anyone blaming his parents for not bringing him up better?

“She’s 11 years old, it shouldn’t have happened,” said Oscar Carter, who has a family connection to a 16-year-old charged in the case. “That’s a child. Somebody should have said what we are doing is wrong.”

Yes someone should, but no one did, instead they recorded it on their cell phone. Which in a twisted turn of events is how the police got involved. Even so, it’s still the woman, er, girl’s fault.

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