In Australia, raping children is now legal. Or so it would seem after a recent court decision:

Nine males who pleaded guilty last month to gang-raping a 10-year-old girl at the Aurukun Aboriginal community on Cape York have escaped a prison term, with the sentencing judge saying the child victim “probably agreed” to have sex with them.

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Judge Bradley sentenced three men over the age of consent of 16 – aged 17, 18 and 26 – to six months’ imprisonment, with the sentence suspended for 12 months.

It has to be noted that the case sparked outrage and an immediate investigation, so this is not the last word. It should be noted that, according to the article, “Under Queensland law a child under 12 cannot give consent to sexual intercourse.”

I wonder, who is more evil: The men who rape a child, or the judge who lets it pass?

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