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Sat Feb 23, 2019, 07:20 PM

In the 70's women had to bounce on a bench & wince to prove rape. 21st C digital version...

... we will not pursue a prosecution unless you had over your phone and everything on it to the police.

In the 1970's they would not believe a woman had been raped unless she passed their wince test of her bouncing hard on her vagina on a hard wooden bench and they would determine how 'sensitive' her vagina was... presumably the more chaste her vagina the more likely she was to have been a victim of sexual assault.

Today - in the independent - this:

After giving three interviews, a specialist officer said she had to hand in her mobile phone.

“She said there was a new rule that with all rape cases, the victim has to hand their phone to the police so that all the detail on it can be downloaded – social media messages, photos everything – to make sure nothing comes out as a surprise in the investigation that would bring down the case,” Sarah added.

When she asked what would happen if she did not hand over her phone, the officer “just said that the case couldn’t go ahead”.


[link:https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/rape-victim-mobile-phone-police-england-wales-sex-attack-crime-disclosure-a8790606.html|

The 21st digital version of having to bounce on a bench.... different century, same fucking patriarchy.

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CaliforniaPeggy Feb 2019 #1
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samnsara Feb 2019 #3
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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2019, 07:30 PM

1. As usual..........nothing has really changed, has it?

The burden is on the woman.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 23, 2019, 07:33 PM

2. The burden is on the woman.

Always! And him in doors just tried to mansplain to me - like it made any sense at all..... ggggrrrrr

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2019, 08:01 PM

3. i never heard about the bench thing..must have been developed by a guy

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2019, 08:44 AM

4. So car theft is okay if the victim once allowed a friend to drive, and theft is okay if...

..the victim of theft has been known to tip waitresses or to give donations to charity?
Assault and battery is okay if the victim was on his high school boxing team?

The concept of female autonomy is SO hard to grasp.

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