If you are sickened like we are by the information relating to this case (child rape at Belconnen Library, link to story below) help us call on all Canberrans to TAKE ACTION.
Please sign this petition write, call, post/tweet, shout from the rooftops and tell everyone just how outrageous this sentence is. Please stand with us in condemning a legal system that has failed to protect our children and potentially in 4.5 years will again see other children in danger from a known serial offender.
The laws need to be changed to better protect our children. When this petition has reached its goal of 5,000 people, we will present it every official and Government representative in Canberra and the Federal Government.
Please take a moment to help protect all of our children. This is not someone else's problem. It is ours. All of us. Act now before it happens to your child.
note: This petition will be sent to many people in the community, hopefully used as a catalyst to change the laws. Keep this in mind please. Comments with foul language and/or threats will be deleted. Don't let your anger take away your voice.
ABC NEWS LINK:
Serial child molester jailed for raping toddler in Canberra library
A Canberra serial child molester has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in jail for the public rape of a three-year-old girl and the racially motivated bashing of his neighbour.
In September, Shane Williams, 40, from Campbell, was making his way to a police station for his annual sex offender check-in when he decided to stop at the Belconnen Library to use the toilets.
He was browsing the books inside when a three-year-old girl wandered over to him and said hello. He then sexually assaulted her. The child's mother was just metres away using a computer and did not initially notice that her daughter had wandered off....
Full story: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-29/canberra-man-who-raped-toddler-in-a-library-sentenced-to-more-t/5225046?section=act
- Katy Gallagher
- Shane Rattenbury
- Jeremy Hanson
Protect Our Children - Canberra's sex offender laws and soft sentencing need to be fixed now!
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