One of Britain's most senior female judges warned drunken women that they will be a target for rapists as she retired from the bench today.Clearly the old aphorism requires updating. Let reason and experience be silent when a woman's feelings gainsay their conclusions.
Lindsey Kushner QC said all women were entitled to 'drink themselves into the ground' but she warned their 'disinhibited behaviour' put them in danger of being raped by men who 'gravitate' to drunken females.
She spoke out as she jailed a man for six years after he raped a drunken girl he met in a Burger King in Manchester city centre in July last year. But victims' charities have accused the judge of 'victim blaming' in the speech.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Forget reason and experience
It's FEELINGS that matter most. A retiring judge warns young women about putting themselves in reliably dangerous situations, and naturally, meets with criticism: