Skip to comments.5 Women Who Lied About Being Raped
Posted on 06/11/2018 10:57:09 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Things women do lie about: what they ate for lunch. Things women don't lie about: rape. Lena Dunham
The sentiment expressed in the quote above by Lena Dunham has become all too typical on the Left. If that had no consequences, it would be just one more thing liberals say as we roll our eyes and go on. However, there are real men paying a terrible price for this lie. Colleges have set up guilty-until-proven-innocent kangaroo courts where men have had their lives turned upside down after being falsely convicted of raping women. The #metoo movement has featured lots of accusations aimed at men, but despite the fact that many of those accusations dont go much beyond he said/she said, men are losing their careers and having their lives ruined based on little more than one womans say-so. That is despite the fact that, depending on which statistics you believe, there are an awful lot of false rape claims made,
According to the FBI, a higher percentage of rape claims are false than any other criminal complaint, 8 percent compared to 2 percent for other crimes. More detailed studies have found much higher rates of false rape charges. A study of all rape allegations in a midwestern city over nine years found 41 percent were false and a study of more than a thousand rape allegations on Air Force bases over the course of four years concluded that 46 percent were false. In 27 percent of the cases, the accuser recanted.
Rape is a horrible, inexcusable thing. No one should ever be raped and anyone who does engage in rape deserves to spend a long time in prison. However, it is impossible for the public to judge the truth of a rape accusation based on one womans say-so because unfortunately, there are women who lie about rape, sometimes with terrible consequences for the innocent men they target. What follows are three famous cases and a couple of more recent ones, just so no can pretend that this isnt something that happens all the time.
Crystal Mangum was a stripper who was hired to perform for the Duke lacrosse team. She accused three members of the team of raping her in the bathroom. Not only did the media turn it into a major scandal and blast the names of the accused out to the whole nation, but many people on the Left, including quite a few professors at Duke, treated the players as guilty until proven innocent. In addition, the Duke lacrosse teams season was canceled and the coach was fired for sticking up for his players. There was one problem: Crystal Mangum was lying about the whole thing. The original prosecutor, Mike Nifong, was disbarred over hiding evidence in the case. Ultimately, the case never even went to trial because the man who took it over from Nifong, Attorney General Roy Cooper (hes the governor of North Carolina now), dismissed the case and publicly declared that the players involved were innocent. To top it all off, the three players falsely accused received $20 million each in a settlement with Duke while Crystal Mangum is still serving time in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death.
The penalty for false accusation MUST be the same that the innocent man would have paid. NO exceptions.
Where’s ‘Mattress Girl’ Emma Sulkowicz?
I always remember what Ann Margaret said to John Forsythe in KITTEN WITH A WHIP.
“All I have to do is mess my hair and scream. One look at me and who would believe you!”
Sadly, she’s capitalizing on her “fame”....she is getting paid by fellow idiot Leftists who see her as an icon and an artist of some sort.
Left off the H.S. star running back who had a scholarship to USC when he was falsely accused.
That is exactly what should happen.
Don’t forget Jane Roe, of Roe vs. Wade! (Her real name was Norma McCorvey.) SHE LIED about being raped just to generate public sympathy for lax Federal abortion laws, and even tho the case was MOOT by then, (because she had already HAD the baby!) the BIASED US Extreme Court still found in her favor. Of course, she regretted it the rest of her life, became a Christian, and worked to STOP abortion till she died last November. Still, she is responsible for perhaps more deaths than Mao Zedong!
I know people in family law and they tell me this goes on all the time. The sad thing is that false accusations demean and hurt real victims.
Rape hoax is about power, not sex.
A longer list: A handy list of “believe the victim” cases where “the victim” was wrong
I don’t think the NYT would have bothered to report it if he hadn’t been a young black athlete.
The fact that the girl could appeal a not-guilty finding at the university when police wouldn’t take the case, AND he had no knowledge of the appeal, was so egregious even the NYT admitted that was unfair.
Vengeance. Anger. It doesn’t have to be “power”.
vs. 50,000 women who actually were raped
I think it should be treble damages. Triple the fine/confinement. If I do insider trading as a broker, and make 100k and get caught, I am fined 300k, do 3 years in prison, and lose my license.
False accusations should bear TRIPLE what the victim faces.
Its 10s of thousands wrongfully accused and the lying women are almost never prosecuted.
So you are ok with innocent men going to prisons for crimes they did not commit? Youd have a different attitude if you had a son who was wrongfully accused.
Ms Dunham is wrong; lying about rape in today’s culture is full of incentives to get rich.
And you'd have a very different attitude if you had a family member brutally raped.
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