Alas they are not alone. It is a matter of principles and the victims of abuse are low down the list;
So a retired politician's hurt feelings are valued by this society as being about twenty times as valuable as a life wrecked by childhood sex abuse? West Source
Sadly the voices that shout the loudest are to silence the screams of their victims.
“In the 1970s, paedophilia was theorised as something fully in conformity with man and even with children,” the Pope said.Old Source