Reply to post: Re: If the accusation would have any merit

Woman sues Lyft, says driver gang-raped her at gunpoint – and calls for app safety measures we can't believe aren't already in place

jmch Silver badge

Re: If the accusation would have any merit

" Sad statistics prove that cases like this where the assailants can be identified tend to have a rather less happy outcome than a hangover and a bill that's higher than expected for the victim."

Sad statistics prove that around 3-5% of such accusations are demonstrably false / malicious, yet far too many men* faced with stories about rape immediately jump into "what if she's lying?" i.e. victim-blaming mode.

and yes, being gang-raped is "rather less happy outcome than a hangover and a bill that's higher than expected"

*I would say 'people' but it's predominantly men

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