Rape – It is no laughing matter

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Politics and Current Events

A few weeks ago, in anger, I said something that was very raw and insensitive. I used the word rape when I should not have used it. It was used in a crude reference, something that would be used in anger, but that no rational, logical, thoughtfully cerebral person would do.

The truth is that I am human and I let my emotions get the best of me because someone else and a class of people were being taken advantage of. I am not trying to defend, nor offer an excuse – simply trying to help one (me especially) understand.

One in Five college students have reported sexual assault.  Photo credit: Boston.com One in Five college students have reported sexual assault.
Photo credit: Boston.com

Rape is no laughing matter. Here we express outrage and change because of a recent increase in the number of rapes done to women on college campuses. According to Department of Justice statistics, one in five college students…

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