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  •  Sure. But people freak out about false (1+ / 0-)
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    accusations, and when you scale it to the amount of actual rapes that do happen, it's wayyyy out of balance. We'd like the concern for rape victims to be more proportional to the numbers.

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    by MarthaPeregrine on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 09:42:58 AM PST

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    •  It can be both, right? (1+ / 0-)
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      Concern for the victims and protecting the rights of those accused of this crime are not mutually

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      by Sparhawk on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 09:49:56 AM PST

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      •  Absolutely. But like I said, it's way out (1+ / 0-)
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        of proportion right now.

        "We need institutions and cultural norms that make us better than we tend to be. It seems to me that the greatest challenge we now face is to build them." -Sam Harris, neuroscientist

        by MarthaPeregrine on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 10:00:31 AM PST

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