Sunday, July 22, 2012

Down He Goes!


Famed Penn State Coach Joe Paterno's statue was taken down today.  After reports showed that he help cover up the abuse done by Sandusky, university officials felt that his statue had to go.  I applaud their actions!  No such statue of anyone who covered up abuse should exist.

Above is a photo of the statue's head covered in "shame" and rightfully so.
To think that Paterno and other officials preferred to cover up crimes in order to prevent the name and prestige of a football team from being tarnished is sickening.

The statue should be sold and the monies transferred to the victims or to a charity that helps children who are abused.

Anyone who protected this statue should be ashamed of themselves.  No sports team or victories are above human life and human dignity.

This story reminds us that child abuse is everywhere.  Many ignorant people often label the Catholic Church as some child abusing institution and that is unfair and far from the truth. It is everywhere!    

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