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Update on the Richmond, CA gang rape

This morning, all 6 Richmond, CA gang rape suspects appeared in court. They all pleaded not guilty (eye roll) to their multiple sex related felony charges. Just a reminder, they are all being tried as adults, even though three suspects are 15, 16, and 17.

Here’s a beauty from a friend of one of the defendants:

“As far as with the girl, I’m not saying she is a bad person, but I feel that there had to be something that attracted them if they did it — I don’t know,” said a friend of a defendant Shyan Mason.

Suuuuuure. It had to be HER that attracted them to do it. It of course has to be ALL HER FAULT. Honestly, I’m just going to flat out say that some people are stupid. There, I said it. Anyway, even if she HAD started something with them, the fact that she said NO multiple times means that it’s RAPE. This WAS NOT consensual sex. What don’t people get? Why do people think that even if it’s “the girl’s fault”, that once s he says no, and the sex moves into rape territory, that the perpetrators are any less guilty? Idiots. Sorry, I’m just so sick and tired of people not understanding what the hell rape is.

Click here to read the full news article.

  1. Bree
    December 1, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    She’s not even a friend — The Contra Costa Times makes note that she does not know any of the defendants. She just assumes that these guys are too nice to ever accidentally rape someone.

  2. December 1, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    Ahh, thanks for that. I still can’t believe it either way! Ridiculous.

  3. crystal
    March 6, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    They better not EVER walk the streets again

  4. December 3, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Richmond rape

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