April 15, 2014

Why is Jerry Sandusky Guilty?

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If Sandusky would have lived 2000 years ago, he would not have been found guilty of anything. Source: Catholic World Report | By Benjamin Wiker There is no doubt that Jerry Sandusky is guilty, the real question is why? Why is it that we, here and now, would send a man to prison for molesting boys? Why is the public reaction one of both deep disgust and quite visceral anger? Just canvass a few opinions about what people would like to be done to punish Sandusky if they were the judge. But why? What is the cause of this deep disgust? This seething anger? There is only one cause: Christianity. We still have minds, consciences, and hearts, and hence a legal system, historically formed by Christian moral principles. There is no other reason. Allow me to explain, beginning first with the “that” of his guilt. Jerry Sandusky has been declared guilty of 45 of 48 counts of child sexual molestation. The coaching hero of Penn State used his status to draw in young boys … [Read more...]