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Do you believe that we may have a problem with the rape of women in the United States?
Every two minutes, somewhere in America, someone is sexually assaulted. (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) calculation based on National Crime Victimization Survey. Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice)
One out of every five American women has been the victims of an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime. (The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010)
Approximately 1,270,000 women are raped each year. Another 6,646,000 are victims of other sexual crime, including sexual coercion, unwanted sexual contact, or unwanted sexual experiences. (Department of Justice 2010).
- Dr. DLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
It goes largely unpunished. Most victims don't even want to report it.
If we had a law where repeated rapists were castrated to make them safe to society, then I believe that the overall rate of all rapes would immediately drop significantly.
- Anonymous8 years ago
We always have had a problem with rape. Many time its a upper class person and a lower income person, and who will win that. All cases should be looked into and the penalties should be harsh. One person took the rights of another away. Maybe something should be cut off!
- no1adviceLv 78 years ago
One reason it occurs so much is this crime is not looked at as a serious crime. We need to toughen up on people who commit. Right along with child molesting. Both are way to lenient in punishment.
- 8 years ago
The three users/makers of this site... Three teen boys
We allow our kids to do bad things... and unless discipline and harsher penalties come into play, that will not change...
One rape of a woman should be 10 years...
A second rape is the death penalty... because we cannot tolerate that.
I'd say the first time except people change... ya know'? But if they do it a second time, game over bub!Source(s): Some people are sick. Although women are just asking for it sometimes... Going to late night parties with minimal clothing...? What do they expect! Women need to be more conscious. And guys need harsher penalties!
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- BillyLv 48 years ago
I wasn't aware you had so many muslim gangs over there