Sunday, March 22, 2009

To Paraphrase ...

... False Rape Society, (you can find the link yourself if you'd like) with the target of so-called hysteria reversed:
And, you see, it's exactly that sort of fear for men's safety from false reports -- that sort of hysteria, if you will -- that enables real rapists to have instant credibility when they lie: "I raped a woman you say? Well of course you can't believe it ..."

Clearly FRS would reject this usage of his own logic.

The reality is that if speaking out against rape causes and enables false rape then speaking out against false rape reports causes and enables rape and the labeling of real rape victims as false accusers.

Those who instantly believe reports of non-sex crimes are, by FRS's standards, enabling false reports of those crimes and false criminal charges. Therefore, by FRS's standards, it is every citizen's duty to not believe any alleged crime victim until that crime victim has proven himself or herself innocent of the crime of filing a false police report. To fail to do so in any instance is to support injustice.

Here's the original:

And, you see, it's exactly that sort of fear for women's safety -- that sort of hysteria, if you will -- that enables false rape accusers to have instant credibility when they lie: "A woman was raped you say? Well of course I believe it ...

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posted by Marcella Chester @ 9:14 AM   1 comments links to this post

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At March 22, 2009 12:23 PM, Anonymous goodbyemyboy said...

All I can say is that I wish we lived in a world where rape victims were automatically believed.

 

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