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Need to pay attention to refugee rape crisis in Europe

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:55 am

General Manager/Editor Ron Schott

General Manager/Editor Ron Schott

A recent New Year’s Eve Celebration in Cologne, Germany should cause many American citizens to be concerned on what an infiltration of refugees could mean to the United States.
Multiple reports noted a crowd of about 1,000 migrants celebrated a New Year at a train station and German women were assaulted in the chaos. One lady reported to a German newspaper that she thought she was touched inappropriately about 100 times in just 200 meters.
There were “hundreds of  women” who were molested and raped, this according to News.com.au. Recorded crimes have already reached more than 500 with 40% being a sexual assault.
Of the 31 men arrested, 18 of them were confirmed as refugees. Three have been confirmed to be Syrian refugees as of four days ago.
The Cologne, Germany Chief of Police, Wolfgang Alberts, said the crimes were committed by a group of people who mostly came from North African and Arab countries.
Along with the attacks were several brawls between migrant gangs.
In regards to the sexual crimes, instead of addressing the larger issue involving refugees and the crimes they are committing, Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker said perhaps the women should adopt a so-called “code of conduct” to help them avoid being victims of sexual crimes. The code suggested young women and girls to “maintain an arm’s length distance from strangers,” “to stick within your own group,” “to ask bystanders for help,” or “to intervene as a witness or to inform the police if you are a victim of such an assault.”
Local schools  asked girls to make sure they were modest in their clothing.
The code, Mayor Reker said, would be updated online.
This course of action comes from a lady who was stabbed in the neck last October by man who was against the refugee crisis. This code is being suggested to a free country. I say such a code makes me wonder if the women living there are actually free?
While the Cologne, Germany situation is appalling, we’re now finding out this was not an isolated incident. Reports are coming in on stories published in Austria, Finland, and Switzerland as there were also several similar attacks by refugees.
While Europe is being overwhelmed by refugees, in whom many are, in my opinion, playing their role in the caliphate, President Barack Obama made a special point to have two Syrian refugees present for his final State of the Union Address.
I hope that soon our government officials will stop trying to shove idealogy down our throats and instead truly work to protect America from the same type of situation to happen on our soil.
It’s not that far away. Germany’s Prime Minister was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for her willingness to fight criticism and open her country’s doors to countless refugees.
As Dr. Phil would say “how’s that working for ya?” Our problem is we have leaders, in the U.S. on both sides of the political spectrum and throughout the world, who care more about their legacies then truly making sound decisions to protect our country.