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The FBI's Union Crime Report (UCR) definition of rape is "the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly against her will." This description, which hasn't been updated since 1929, excludes oral or anal rape, partner rape, rape with an object, statutory rape,

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Past Member (0)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 5:48 am
signed and noted,thanks

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Thursday June 30, 2011, 7:15 am
Signed and noted.

Thursday June 30, 2011, 7:15 am


Thursday June 30, 2011, 8:28 am
Gladly #700@N

Gudrun D (447)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 9:45 am
Signed - thank you Simone.

Regina P (67)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 10:48 am
Noted & signed. Thanks

. (0)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 11:21 am
noted/previously signed. tks.

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 11:25 am
Noted, Signed and Shared.
2:25 pm June 30

Thursday June 30, 2011, 12:15 pm

Genoveva M M (328)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 12:39 pm
Signed thanks

Penelope Ryan (178)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 5:58 pm
Done ty Simone

. (0)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 6:21 pm

liz c (827)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 6:41 pm

Carol H (229)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 7:29 pm
signed and noted

Susan S (187)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 8:02 pm
Signed and noted.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 8:50 pm
Already signed. Thanks Simone.

cynthia l (207)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 11:20 pm
signed let's all hope it get's updated

Toni C (508)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 11:35 pm
Noted and signed... thanks, Simone, for the article. Things have changed and gotten a little more cruel since the 1920's, boys... it's time to get your act together.

Farah Hage Ali (152)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 11:36 pm
noted and signed, thank you

Robert O (12)
Friday July 1, 2011, 12:06 am
Thanks Simone.

Mulitti Mosisa (5)
Friday July 1, 2011, 12:28 am
thank you for the article, signed and noted
yes things gets more complicatd on owr time. guys should start using thier minds, not always following their feelings.

Danny M (83)
Friday July 1, 2011, 1:17 am

Shelly Peterson (213)
Friday July 1, 2011, 1:57 am

. (0)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:03 am
No, This did not happen.
Someone, wake me from nightmare,
What did I do? I hurt.
My body is cold, dirty.
I am so ashamed. Was it my fault?

I'm crying, I remember screaming,
"Please don't!" But he did.,
He ripped my panties
and stuffed them in my mouth,
He laughed and said
"You asked for it,"

How, did I ask for it?
What did I do?
Must i cover my ankles
with my dress?
Shame, Shame,
I am so ashamed,
I will never be clean again,

The cops are here, three of them,
One of them is a woman.
Will she care? No! I heard that remark.
It is not true. I did not. That cop laughed.
I will never be clean again,

"Come down to the station with us.
We've heard it all before,
Are you a working girl?
He didn't want to pay?"

No, I do not want to go,
I will not go with them. No! No!
Handcuffed? Do you handcuff the victin?
They're pushing me into the car.
Please, don't let anyone see me!

Elena Arutiunova (34)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:15 am

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:44 am
Signed,thanks Simone.

Antonio Amador (60)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:54 am
Signed. Thank you

Kerstin S (371)
Friday July 1, 2011, 5:14 am
signed, thank you Simone

Past Member (0)
Friday July 1, 2011, 8:49 am
done, thanks.

Gillian M (218)
Friday July 1, 2011, 12:15 pm
#1,294 8:13 pm July 1 Gillian United Kingdom

The predominant sex in the FBI is male., Why should they change a charge that doesn't benefit them?

Barbara V (51)
Friday July 1, 2011, 12:44 pm
Don't you just love the way the law nowadays tries to minimize the horror of rape, blaming the woman so that she hesitates to report it? That's about as lowdown as you can get, and very anti-woman. God, what a world.

. (0)
Friday July 1, 2011, 1:34 pm
Signed, have to agree with JohnLewis regarding this topic.

Roger G (154)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:19 pm

Lilo Prinz (23)
Friday July 1, 2011, 2:36 pm

Rockney V (3)
Friday July 1, 2011, 3:15 pm
This is a no brainer - this should have been changed year's ago and should also now include specific wording for men.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday July 1, 2011, 3:40 pm
Already signed.

linda b (186)
Friday July 1, 2011, 4:06 pm
Signed thanks Simone

Charlene Rush (2)
Friday July 1, 2011, 4:11 pm
In 1985, there was movie starring Richard Crenna, in which he won an
He played a bigoted and sexist police officer, who always believed that rape victims 'ask for it'. He rethinks his belief, after he himself, is sexually assulted, by two white-trash felons.
It was a serious adult film, done with style, considering the subject matter, when it could have been cheap and exploitative.

To comment that it left an indelible mark in my memory, is an understatement.

Charlene Rush (2)
Friday July 1, 2011, 4:14 pm
Sorry, Richard Crenna won an Emmy Award for this disturbing film.
I use the word disturbing, because we are not accustomed to seeing this occur to a male person. It's amusing, that we are not as disturbed, when it happens to a female person.

Dotti L (85)
Friday July 1, 2011, 4:39 pm
Noted and message sent. Thank you Zee for your contribution. And Charlene Rush - very interesting.

Patricia W (94)
Friday July 1, 2011, 5:27 pm
Noted and signed! #1396 Thanks Simone
You sexually assault a woman or man or a child in ANY way, it's rape. Period.
With this wording I'd be afraid that some criminal with a good attorney could walk on the reasoning that they did not commit rape, as defined by the FBI. I don't know if this could happen but it's getting to be a sick, twisted world out there and we need to be ready for anything. The FBI needs to update their criteria, and fast.

SANDRA R (144)
Friday July 1, 2011, 6:09 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.

Celine V (27)
Friday July 1, 2011, 6:49 pm
#4259, ty Simone.

Hannah Theresa Weyland (8)
Friday July 1, 2011, 8:10 pm
signed ad noted

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Friday July 1, 2011, 9:03 pm
Noted, thanks.

Monika M (40)
Friday July 1, 2011, 10:42 pm
Signed, noted and tweeted!

Wendy Mason (7)
Friday July 1, 2011, 10:55 pm
oh come on even here w ehave better definitions then that and were pretty archaic!

Marzia F (31)
Friday July 1, 2011, 10:57 pm
Noted and signed, thanks!

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 12:14 am

Jere W (9)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 3:32 am
noted and signed

Lindsay K (6)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 5:47 am
There's some very, very muddled thinking, and it's more than time to sort it out! Without expliciit consent (and no, "No" does not mean "Yes"!) NO sexual contact, of ANY kind is acceptable! And "Stop" means "Stop!"!!

Bistra Staykova (4)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 8:57 am
Yes, Lindsey...

Susanne P (18)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 9:03 am
Noted and signed.

By the way, the definition of rape should also include sex with animals!!!

perlita a (20)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 2:46 pm

Jane H (139)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 2:50 pm
noted and signed.

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 4:52 am
Noted and signed. I agree with Lindsay. Thanks Simone!

Akila K (9)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 5:19 am

Christina Dobbyn (12)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 9:27 am
I never reported what happened to me for fear of having to prove it. Time for change

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 3:32 pm
notede and signed

Ioana B (132)
Monday July 4, 2011, 4:51 am
signed ad noted

GLOWIS s (29)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 9:08 pm
Signed & shared , Thanks, cheers!

Ira M (211)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:59 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you!

Hege Torset (43)
Saturday July 9, 2011, 2:53 pm

Lisa Z (168)
Sunday July 10, 2011, 3:32 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook!!! :(

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 8:19 pm
signed, thanks

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Friday July 29, 2011, 4:24 am

Judith C (159)
Thursday September 8, 2011, 5:23 pm

Emily Drew (88)
Thursday September 8, 2011, 7:31 pm
Noted and signed thank you

Michela M (3964)
Friday September 16, 2011, 11:53 am
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela
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