A judge in Kentucky claims a three-year old is racist.
Even more shockingly, his stance may have affected his decision to give a light sentencing of two home invaders.
What did it take for the judge to draw his conclusion about the child? The mother said the child was now clingy and frightened when he encountered black men in public.
I’m sure the mother was just making an observation, no calling her child a racist. The child probably would react negatively to other things, because that’s what children do.
In an outrageous statement from the bench, Louisville Judge Olu Stevens attacked the tiny white toddler and her parents for their “racism” calling the little girl’s statement “disturbing” while at the same time excusing the actions of the criminals who traumatized her.
That’s right, this judge was more upset at a little girl for being scared by armed robbers than he was at the armed robbers.
At the sentencing trial of one of the robbers, a victim’s impact statement written by the little girl’s mother was entered into evidence. The statement read in part, “Whenever we are running errands, if we come across a Black male, she holds me tight and begs me to leave. It has affected her friendships at school and our relationships with African-American friends.”
Tragic, to say the least, and typical of the PTSD experienced by first-time violent crime victims, especially children.
But the judge had no sympathy for the poor girl — and in fact outrageously attacked her saying her statement disgusted him…