As difficult as it is to believe the “normalization” of rape and any form of sexual assault is becoming a fact of life.
Sentences like sixty days, or six months, and the election of a man accused by multiple women of sexual predation is a sad commentary about the both the dumbing down of America and the decline of reason.
This isn’t news to indigenous women who are more likely to become victims of sexual assault than any other demographic in this country – nor is the lack of prosecution for offenders, it has been the norm on every rez in this country for decades.
It appears as though it may well now become the norm across Trumpland.
A gusty move by the seven young women featured in the linked article to step up as it is for any woman who has been victimized – I applaud their courage and sense of purpose.