Judge’s sentence, comments in case of teen’s rape spur outrage

Sir Young, 20, admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl at a Texas high school in 2011 when he was 18

A Texas judge has sparked national outrage after implying a 14-year-old rape victim was promiscuous and was not “the victim she claimed to be.”

State District Judge Jeanine Howard this week stunned the court by sentencing self-confessed rapist, Sir Young, to a mild 45-day prison term and five year probation, instead of the maximum 20-year jail stint.

Howard told Dallas News she issued the light sentence based partially on medical records which indicated the girl had three sexual partners and had given birth to a baby. She also described Young as “not your typical sex offender.”

However the ruling has shocked and devastated the victim, now 17, who denies having ever been pregnant.

“I have never been pregnant ever,” she told WFAA. “And three partners? I don’t even know where she got this. I feel like this was her way of trying to make herself feel better.”

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