MSNBC Perpetuates WH Lie That 1 in 5 Women Raped at College--AEI Debunks

Greg Hengler
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Posted: Apr 29, 2014 1:29 PM

Appearing with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, Lindy Aldrich, an "advocate" for the Victim Rights Law Center proposed "new guide lines" to combat this common occurrence of rape on college campuses. Here's a good point made from a Reddit follower:

The question I want answered is where the "XX% of rapes go unreported" number come from? How do you know something happened if nobody ever says anything about it? Are the rapists calling it in as a heads up in case the victim doesn't? But then...it would be reported.

Here's Aldrich:

Here's Christina Sommers debunking the White House's made-up rape statistic stating that the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) claims that 1-in-5 women in the US will be a victim of rape in their lifetime, a substantially different figure than Department of Justice crime statistics. AEI just posted this video response yesterday: