12 year old stabs his stepfather..

Tah - posted on 10/26/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )

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so i was upstairs putting on my making dinner outfit for this fish..spanish rice and corn on the cob..when the news came on a said that a man had been stabbed...by his 12 year old stepson..it went on to say that the mother and husband were arguing, it then turned physical with the man attacking the wife and the son went and got a knife and defended his mother...



they said the father is in the hospital and that charges are pending...



What do you think???....



I, for one, do not think the boy should be charged, He was defending his mother and therefore himself, if the father killed the mother then what???? He would be in no trouble with me, he must be emotionally and mentally all to pieces i think he needs a hugs and some counseling and it stops there..

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Tara - posted on 10/26/2010

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@Kati, I love the new pic!

Personally if it was self defence or in defence of his mother than no charges should be laid. Counselling is only necessary so that he understands his actions and any remorse he might have. What he did was brave. I think counselling for the parents should be mandatory so that arguments don't escalate to violence putting a child in the position of defending his own mother.

JuLeah - posted on 10/26/2010

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How many times had this child watched this man beat his mother? How many times had he been beaten? So, he snapped and grabbed a knife. I agree he needs counseling, but not jail time. SF needs jail time.

♏*PHOENIX*♏ - posted on 10/26/2010

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I am the mother of a very protective son…and so im probably being bias, when I say…NO WAY, should he be charged…

Unless he is a BIG 12 who could have physically taken on the father, then he had limited choices as to help his mother.



And the fact that the kid got a knife of all things says that this was going on for a while, and he was tired of seeing his mother get her ass beat..

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Rosie - posted on 10/26/2010

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yeah, i don't think he should be charged. definitely counseling, but no jail time. this could've very easily been my husband. his step dad used to beat on his mom and to an extent him. until chad got fucking huge, and could beat davids ass. chad had enough and the next time he laid his hands on his mother, chad beat the shit out of him. david never touched robin again.

C. - posted on 10/26/2010

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I agree, Tah. While I don't like the fact that it was a 12 year old, he was still defending his mother and I think that's actually commendable. He obviously loves her to do something like that. I also agree about the hugs and counseling. He's young and thought he was doing the right thing so his mom wouldn't get hurt. Counseling is a must, but I think that hugs and love sent his way wouldn't hurt, either.

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