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Why rape in Atlanta doubled after change in definition of the crime

Atlanta Police Department (Image Source: Twitter/ @Atlanta_Police)

A change in the FBI definition of rape has caused a doubling of reported incidents in the city of Atlanta.The new definition now includes rape victims who are men and have been sexually assaulted by another man or a woman who has been sexually assaulted by another woman. The prior definition would only result in a charge of sodomy on these assailants.

According to the to the FBI:

The old definition was “The carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.” Many agencies interpreted this definition as excluding a long list of sex offenses that are criminal in most jurisdictions, such as offenses involving oral or anal penetration, penetration with objects, and rapes of males. The new summary definition of rape is: “Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.”

The Atlanta Police Department’s recent release of statistics shows that so far in 2017 there have been 101 reported rapes year-to-date in 2017. That is a 102 percent increase in rapes compared to 2016 which reported 50 rapes year-to-date. These figures do not include statutory rape of an individual.

The city of Atlanta changed to the new gender-neutral definition of rape this year but it does not apply to all of Georgia. However, a new Senate Bill 145, sponsored by Sen. Donzella James of Atlanta seeks to change this and expand this definition for the state. According to statements made to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, James pushed for the new definition after students at the Atlanta University Center, which includes the HBCUs Morehouse College, Spelman College, Morris Brown College and Clark-Atlanta University, brought the matter to her attention.

A student at Morehouse College claimed that he was raped by two female students and found out he could not file rape charges against the women involved. The student tried to go to campus security to report the sexual assault and was allegedly laughed at by security officers and told he should consider himself lucky to have sex with two women at once.


  1. yellowroselady1 on May 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    According to the NCMEC map there are over 859,500 men, women and children (as young as 8 and 10 in some states) required to register and the “crimes” range from urinating in public (indecent exposure), sexting, incest, mooning, exposure, false accusations by a soon-to-be ex-wife, angry girlfriend, or spiteful student, viewing abusive OR suggestive images of anyone 18 years old or younger, playing doctor, prostitution, solicitation, Romeo and Juliet consensual sexual dating relationships, rape, endangering the welfare of a child, the old bate-n-switch internet stings (taking sometimes 12 months before a person steps over the line) young guys on the autism spectrum or with intellectual disabilities and many others.

    If you multiply the number on the registry by 2 or 3 family members you can clearly see there are well over 2 million wives, children, moms, aunts, girlfriends, grandmothers and other family members who experience the collateral damage of being murdered, harassed, threatened, children beaten, have signs placed in their yards, homes set on fire, vehicles damaged, asked to leave their churches and other organizations, children passed over for educational opportunities, have flyers distributed around their neighborhood, wives lose their jobs when someone learns they are married to a registrant….all these things occur when these people try to hold their family together and provide the three things that professionals state are needed for successful re-integration; a job, a place to live and a good support system.

    The Supreme Court’s Crucial Mistake About Sex Crime Statistics – ‘Frightening and High’ (Debunks the 80% recidivism rate cited by two now SCOTUS justices)
    It is very important that you read the abstract below and then the full 12 page essay by Ira Mark and Tara Ellman.
    ABSTRACT This brief essay reveals that the sources relied upon by the Supreme Court in Smith v. Doe, a heavily cited constitutional decision on sex offender registries, in fact provide no support at all for the facts about sex offender re-offense rates that the Court treats as central to its constitutional conclusions. This misreading of the social science was abetted in part by the Solicitor General’s misrepresentations in the amicus brief it filed in this case. The false “facts” stated in the opinion have since been relied upon repeatedly by other courts in their own constitutional decisions, thus infecting an entire field of law as well as policy making by legislative bodies. Recent decisions by the Pennsylvania and California supreme courts establish principles that would support major judicial reforms of sex offender registries, if they were applied to the actual facts. This paper appeared in Constitutional Commentary Fall, 2015.

    A study reviewing sex crimes as reported to police revealed that:
    a) 93% of child sexual abuse victims knew their abuser;
    b) 34.2% were family members;
    c) 58.7% were acquaintances;
    d) Only 7% of the perpetrators of child victims were strangers;
    e) 40% of sexual assaults take place in the victims own home;
    f) 20% take place in the home of a friend, neighbor or relative (Jill Levenson, PhD, Lynn University)

    The public needs to decide if they want to continue to focus on those who, for the most part, are one time offenders or if they see a greater need to fund programs like “Stop It Now” that teaches about grooming behaviors and other things in their Circles of Safety.

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  2. TheDOTKU on May 31, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Had a guy tell me it can still be rape if he gets sexually aroused and has intercourse with a woman… but that he wouldn’t be sexually aroused by a man in the same situation. Haven’t had sex in almost 3 years I’m so disgusted by the way men think.

    • SrAgri on June 2, 2017 at 8:21 pm

      I’d have guessed it was more than three years, based on your severe issues with men…

      • TheDOTKU on June 2, 2017 at 8:30 pm

        I have every damn reason to have severe issues with men. Read the damn news!! Men are pathetic. Even the “good guys” won’t do anything to stop the creeps, cause they’re cowards and benefit from allowing it. Yeah, not worth your all your emotional and violent drama.

        • SrAgri on June 2, 2017 at 8:36 pm

          If I read the news, plenty of women do crazy things, too, like the woman who beat a suspected peeping tom to death.

          • TheDOTKU on June 2, 2017 at 8:43 pm

            Not even close. There are plenty of statistics. You can google that yourself though. Now piss off. I’m not trying to talk to you. Go bug someone else with your no life.

          • SrAgri on June 2, 2017 at 8:50 pm

            I’m really good at statistics! Unfortunately, many assaults or abuses by women are not reported because men are embarrassed to report them.

            You seem to have severe issues with men. Have you considered that maybe it is just the kind of men to which you gravitate? Most men would not even consider raping a woman or even taking advantage of a situation, such as a woman being drunk.

          • TheDOTKU on June 2, 2017 at 9:04 pm

            ^Dude that couldn’t qualify for the military so he goes online to have little battles, with women because he’s insecure in his manhood and really a total wimp. ;D

          • SrAgri on June 2, 2017 at 9:07 pm

            ^ Woman who can’t get a man so she goes online to talk about how much she hates men…

          • TheDOTKU on June 2, 2017 at 9:19 pm

            LMFAO!! It is NEVER hard to get a man. ;D Does seem like a huge challenge for you to get a life though.

          • Illwill on June 4, 2017 at 4:56 pm

            Scary lady, you might want to learn the difference between “getting a man” and “getting laid with some other piece of WT”.

            But I guess it’s just easier to blame men for your life, I guess? It’s our fault you didn’t get an education and it’s our fault you drink too much/is overweight? If the way you write in any way reflects your behavior, I have a theory why you only meet disgusting men! Maybe, just maybe, men that don’t live in trailers/frequent dives avoid you like the plague?

            But in case you actually want to find a real man (and no, the inbred WT type you’ve been going for so far is not that), here’s a few tips for you:

            1. lose weight (preferably by giving up alcohol)
            2. get a real education (not gender “science” or anything like that, but life sciences, engineering, IT etc, if you have the mental capacity…notice that I try very hard not to judge you)
            3. pretend to be a nice person (this one is especially important)

            Real men are actually quite easy, but not in the way you think. I don’t know if you’ve ever met an intelligent man in your life (or an intelligent person of any kind) but even though we might not like overweight stupid people, it really doesn’t take much to make us interested. Physical appearance may matter, but I am sure you can find many real men that actually aren’t too stingy about that. You do however have to come off smart, with a sense of humor and be on our level (regardless of what the femenazis claim, we actually want women that are on our level).

            Best of luck, I somehow feel you might need that (with all three tips). Or you can return to your dark corner and hate all us disgusting rapemongers (just fyi: real men don’t rape, ever).

          • TheDOTKU on June 5, 2017 at 12:11 am

            110lbs is too heavy for your weak ass? ;D

          • Illwill on June 5, 2017 at 9:25 am

            Fk if I know, go metric. But it depends on your height as well. But if we accept that your weight isn’t the problem, and that appearance otherwise isn’t an issue, that just leaves the personality. So, fix that and enjoy the company of a real man! (Or invest in some flannel shirts/cats)

          • SapphireVirgo on June 5, 2017 at 10:20 am

            Hey real man, Mr. Illwill where are you from? What qualifies you as a “real man?”

          • Illwill on June 5, 2017 at 4:45 pm

            Sweden, and here in the land of cucks it’s very apparent which ones are real men. In short, the old attributes accredited to men include honor, strength (mental at least as much as physical), the willingness to protect those that need (and deserve) to protected and so forth. However, being easily “offended”, having the mental capacity of a 4 year old and whatever is expected these days, are not.

            What do you think a real man is? Or do you still think the “disgusting” WT you used to hang around qualify? If you think real men support rape, disrespect women or use violence other than in self-defense, then you really need to look in different places. But as mentioned, the first thing you should do is to stop dating stupid people.

          • TheDOTKU on June 5, 2017 at 12:28 am

            Guys who prefer anorexic looking women… are really scared they could never be the traditional ‘provider’ and actually put bread on the table.

          • Illwill on June 5, 2017 at 9:22 am

            Yes, because the choice is between Shamu and a stick figure. And studies have shown that men don’t really go for the anorexic type (but not the “I eat a bucket of fried chicken for breakfast”-type either).

          • SapphireVirgo on June 5, 2017 at 10:17 am

            Now, how do you know she’s fat?? Is an alcoholic?? Is uneducated?? U are stereotyping because of what?? So, because she has issues with men for WHATEVER PERSONAL REASONS​ she does, that means she’s all of that??? Now, that is just stupid as fuuuuuck. Sensing that she is serious in her feelings towards men, you are calling your IGNORANT INSULTS as “having a sense of humor.” GTFOH

          • Illwill on June 5, 2017 at 4:49 pm

            Heh, typical uptight woman says what?

            But yes, based on the kind of men she’s been dating, she has issues. Intelligent, well educated women, do not have those issues.

            And we know most women lack a sense of humor, but if you could fake it, that’d be in your benefit, because men actually prefer women with a functional brain. Self-esteem is also important, and no woman with any kind of mental growth would get as upset as you’re getting.

    • SapphireVirgo on June 5, 2017 at 10:07 am

      Say huh?!?!

  3. SapphireVirgo on June 5, 2017 at 10:09 am

    @TheDOTKU and @SrAgri, Y’all 2 are so hilarious!! Could this be low-key FLIRTING!?!??!

    • TheDOTKU on June 5, 2017 at 10:46 am

      Lonely boy came back like 2 days later with another comment so he must be trying to.