This is fat bigotry, misogyny, and violence against women/vicitms at its most blatant. Words fail me on this one. It is just too horrifically outrageous and imflamatory. Read for yourself. A snippet of the article is here–
Lawyer: ‘Rape’ girl should be ‘glad of attention’
Thursday, May 17, 2007
A barrister provoked outrage yesterday by claiming that the victim of an alleged gang rape was so fat she would have been ‘glad of the attention’.
Sheilagh Davies, defending one of three boys accused of raping two girls, said the 16-year-old girl had ‘slimmed down a lot’ since the alleged attack.
She told Inner London Crown Court: ‘She was 12st 6lb – not quite the swan she may turn into. She may well have been glad of the attention….
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