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shondradawson Donating Member (141 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:01 PM
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6. Your statistics only establish that though ninety percent of trials ended in conviction...
less than half resulted in arrest.

It is fair enough that you admitted that "it is certainly true that not all rapes are reported." As for the year of 2007, perhaps you may find the time to research the statistics for the years before...the many years before 2007.

It is also fair enough for me to state that the increase of convictions of rape in recent years have increased in accordance to the level of violence against women, which is reaching pandemic levels in our society, making it more difficult for trials in recent years to end in acquittal. It is difficult to prove why a woman would consent to lacerations, broken bones, and permanent physical damage...



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