The Duggar Child Abuse Scandal

I couldn’t have said it better myself.

Disorderly Love

If you are not currently residing in a cave, I’m sure you’ve heard about the Duggar scandal surrounding child molestation. What the media has failed to discuss, however, are the victims of Josh Duggar’s crimes-or, “mistakes,” as his family likes to refer to them.

What’s more, in statements released by Josh’s parents & wife, the emphasis is placed entirely on him. With absolutely no regard to his sisters, or the other girls he molested. In every article I’ve read discussing the issue over the past several days, I’ve seen-repeatedly, on an irritating level-how the family has sympathized with Josh & spoke about the counseling he supposedly received. The articles themselves also fail to speak about his victims.

Now, let me tell you why this is a bigger issue. For one, we as a society have-again-failed victims of sexual abuse by placing more emphasis on the abuser than their…

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