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Tommy1776 November 21st, 2017 2:50am

Which crime is worse: rape or falsely accusing a person of rape?

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TCheyenne I Love People
11/20/17 11:39 pm

If you are the one falsely accused I’m sure that would be worse.

Red4799 Asking the Big Questions
11/20/17 10:57 pm

I'm guessing the people who said false accusations are worse haven't been raped.

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Tommy1776
11/25/17 7:04 pm

Most likely. But I'd also guess the people who said rape have never been falsely accused of rape.

Brandon2018 Stocks Are Overvalued
11/20/17 8:24 pm

Rape is worse but false accusations are terrible and both should result in jail time. Lifetime for rape and a few months-few years for false accusation.

Tommy1776
11/20/17 8:56 pm

Well it varies case to case, but I feel like an accuser should get an equal sentence that the person they accused would have gotten. I’m not sure I’ve ever heard of rape resulting in a life sentence, unless it resulted in the person dying

Tommy1776
11/20/17 8:58 pm

Appreciate the input, mud

liam2013 iowa
11/20/17 7:59 pm

False accusations are so very rare. Rape traumatizes the victim for a lifetime.

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Tommy1776
11/20/17 8:02 pm

It’s hard to say how rare they are. False accusations traumatize the victim for life as well, while also causing people to be more skeptical of victims who were actually raped. I think false accusations are slightly worse, but obviously both crimes are awful

Tommy1776
11/20/17 8:06 pm

False accusations often result in jail time. And almost always end up in court with ridiculous lawyer fees. Also the accused person will probably be ostracized by many of their friends, hence traumatized for life