A man who killed his wife by hitting her 4 or 5 times with a cricket bat received a manslaughter sentence. I am assuming this is due to the extreme provocation he experienced. Read about it here and here.
Brian Gardiner from the National Network of Stopping Violence Services is appalled.
"It's not this woman's fault that she is dead, it's his. People experience provocation every day of their lives and do not assault and murder," he said.
I beg to differ. She is, in part, responsible for what happened. In absolving her of any blame Brian Gardiner shows his bias. If the roles had been reversed I doubt Mr Gardiner would be saying anything.
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