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White male privilege and rape culture make for a toxic mix when the “justice” system is involved. Case in a point, an 18-year-old who was found guilty of sexually assaulting two unconscious woman was sentenced to…probation. 

Yeah, you read that right.

Reports Mass Live:

A former East Longmeadow High School star athlete who was charged with sexually assaulting two unconscious classmates received two years probation in a decision out of Palmer District Court last week.

“He can now look forward to a productive life without being burdened with the stigma of having to register as a sex offender,” said attorney Thomas Rooke, who defended David Becker, 18, in court. “The goal of this sentence was not to impede this individual from graduating high school and to go onto the next step of his life, which is a college experience.”

On August 15, Palmer District Court Judge Thomas Estes ordered Becker’s case continued without a finding for two years, during which time he must remain drug and alcohol-free, submit to an evaluation for sex offender treatment and stay away from the two 18-year old victims.

What about the lives of his victims? Are they going to enjoy their potential college experience knowing (alleged) predators like David Becker are allowed to go about their business.

Reportedly, the D.A. recommended Becker only get a 2 year jail sentence.

This would be comical if it wasn’t so sad, and infuriating.

[H/T Raw Story]

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