Tell the FBI: Rape is Rape!

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Nicholas Parrott
9 years ago
The new definition raises a question. What about forced consent? Like if a woman says yes simply because the man has a knife to her throat. Hopefully the government is past giving in to loopholes in definitions, but if not, I'm afraid that, for the sake of their laziness, this loophole might be taken advantage of. I might be wrong of course, but still...
However, I'm vigorously glad that the definition did get changed. Hopefully this will cut down the number of women who experience this. For those who have experienced it, I give sympathy and apologize for the overall grotesqueness of my gender.

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CAROLINE MASTER
9 years ago
This is disgusting, and pathetic...I cannot believe this is an issue in this day and age.

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Lisa Riggiola
9 years ago
We are in the 21st century and it is time for all rape victims to matter!

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Tanya Scambler
9 years ago
Because, like the Title says, RAPE IS RAPE!

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Lynda Albritton
9 years ago
The definition needs to include birth rape as well. It's real, it happens, and it shouldn't be ignored.

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David Witt
9 years ago
A women doesn't "ask" to be raped just because she dresses a certain way. That may not be the issue here, but STOP BLAMING THE VICTIM!

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Brenda Bogese
9 years ago
I was raped while on prescription medication (Ambein). I went to the local police department and reported the rape, 2 weeks after the incident. I was frightened and humiliated and had mixed feelings of the incident. I even took the sheets from the bed with me to the police station. The police called in the suspect, but did not arrest him, just questioned him and took his word. I felt sick to my stomach, I lost faith in the police department and the government.

I felt even worse when I left the police department than I did when I first arrived. They had done nothing to help me, they swept me under the carpet and pushed me out of the door.

It is obvious that no one wanted to help me with my God awful experience. I have to live with the thought of this for the rest of my life, no closure...

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Bridget Nelson
9 years ago
The fact that so many people have and are suffering because of these kinds of attacks means we are doing a terrible poor job here. Rape is Rape says it all. There really is no question. If the law needs to be that technical for what is obvious, then get technichal and clear and include it all, so we can do something and do what's right.

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donna jordan
9 years ago
rape is rape no mean no no no

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Joslyn Medeiros
9 years ago
can not even be;lieve this is how they interpret that term im ashamed for the FBI