By Mike McIntyre
"He told (the rape victim) it was an aboriginal thing for a father to make his daughter ready for her husband or boyfriend. He said this was part of their aboriginal teachings, but to never talk about it," McComb told court. "By doing this in the context of spiritual training, he breached their trust. The children thought he would be a wholesome, healthy teacher of good values. He exploited that trust."
Apparently he used the classic "it's a [blank] thing" line to justify his actions. Whenever people say that, you can bet they have no real explanation and are just trying to end the debate.
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