One of our commenters has suggested we write about two recent cases in Northern Ireland (one has been concluded, the other is ongoing.) We will not ignore his suggestion.
We have heard about these cases as we live in NI and did not need our commenter to inform us about them. We are not ostriches, we do not bury our heads in the sand.
We do not know if Mr.David Tweed is innocent or guilty. We do know that a court has pronounced the verdict of “guilty” upon him. However, only Almighty God, and Mr.Tweed, and his accusers know the truth! IF he is guilty, then of course he must be imprisoned and the length of sentence should reflect the seriousness of the crimes.
However, IF he has been falsely accused of crimes he did not commit, then his accusers should be on trial AND they should lose their right to anonymity! If this is the case,we trust their consciences will trouble them to such a degree that they cannot live a normal life unless and until the truth is told.
We do know of cases of innocent men who have gone to prison because they were (falsely) accused of sexual offences by women. If a woman accuses a man of a sexual offence, in virtually every case, the woman is believed and sometimes an innocent man finds himself in a desperate situation. This is because Feminism portrays ALL men as potential abusers and rapists. One feminist has actually stated that it might be good for men to be falsely accused!
It has also been known for “Counsellers” to use the power of suggestion to cause women (and children) to believe they were abused as children! We have heard of the “false memories syndrome.”
In conclusion, we want to reiterate that we believe truly guilty men (and women) should be behind bars but we feel enormous sympathy for any individual presently languishing in prison because someone lied through their teeth.