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A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

The sentencing of Brock Turner is the best thing that could have happened to the anti-rape movement!

The ultra-light sentencing of 20-year-old perpetrator, Brock Turner, has gripped the nation. Persistent media coverage has sparked nationwide outrage and ire. Our faith in the justice system has been tested, but there were some definite successes in the handling of this sexual assault case, and those should not go without comment. In that vein, the case’s failures could be equally helpful to reducing sexual assault in the endgame.

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Damon Wayans Says Many of Cosby’s Victims Are “Unrapeable” and the Rest Are a “Money Hustle!”

Damon Wayans says many of Bill Cosby’s victims are “unrapeable” and that the rest are a “money hustle.”

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Human Trafficking and the Partisan Poison Pill

It is important for Americans to know that the trafficking of American citizens is on the rise right here at home. Our children are at great risk, being bought and sold in our own neighborhoods.

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Our trust was misplaced.” Or, as anti-rape advocates call it: Doomsday

Just when we have finally reach a spot where sexual assault is out from behind a veil of shame and secrecy, one of the most high-profile victims of collegiate rape in recent history has been publicly deemed untrustworthy. 

December 5, 2014 · 9 Comments

A Letter to George Will in Response to his Opinion Piece in the Washington Post about Rape

It appears your disdain for the rise in reports of sexual violence on college campuses is based on a contempt for progressive policies.  I take great issue with your implied correlation.

June 9, 2014 · 10 Comments