rates of false accusation of sexual assault are very low

For rape, for example, it’s about 2% – 10%.

My guess is that it’s closer to 2%.

The best book I’ve read on the subject is Krakauer’s Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town. What happens to women who report is usually horrific. ☹️

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

2 thoughts on “rates of false accusation of sexual assault are very low”

  1. Rick, I appreciate many of your insights but I don’t come to this site every day to see political posts. This is the single biggest problems with sports and our culture now.

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    1. If having to see actual facts you don’t personally like is your “single biggest problem,” then you’re living a blessed existence.

      Sexual assault is not a “political” issue, it’s a crime. Men are more likely to BE raped, than to be falsely ACCUSED of rape.

      If fact-based assertions that recommend decency, compassion and crime prevention/reporting sound like “politics” to you, perhaps some introspection is advised.

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