5 Reasons Why Women Don't Report Rape


Rape Culture

 by Trish Nelson


1. BROCK TURNER

  Photo: nbcnews.com Brock Turner. This guy. THIS. FUCKING. GUY.

Photo: nbcnews.com Brock Turner. This guy. THIS. FUCKING. GUY.

Crime: Sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

Punishment: 6 months in jail (he served 3 months).

REASON: Judge Aaron Persky felt concerned about the “severe impact” a state prison sentence would have on an offender of Turner's age. Persky stated, “You have to take the whole picture in terms of what impact imprisonment has on a specific individual’s life.”

 

2. NICHOLAS FIFIELD

  Photo: Facebook - Tennis champ and terrible person, Nicholas Fifield.

Photo: Facebook - Tennis champ and terrible person, Nicholas Fifield.

Crime: Sexually assaulted a mentally handicapped woman.

Sentence: Probation.

REASON: Prosecutor John Sarcone said that he would not pursue jail time for Fifield, claiming that, “Prison would not do this kid any good.”

 

3. DAVID BECKER

  Photo: Buzzfeed.com - David Becker looking cocky as fuck posing for his stupid high school basketball photo.   NBA? I don’t think so. That face screams Pharmaceutical Sales Rep or Finance Guy.

Photo: Buzzfeed.com - David Becker looking cocky as fuck posing for his stupid high school basketball photo. NBA? I don’t think so. That face screams Pharmaceutical Sales Rep or Finance Guy.

Crime: Sexually assaulted two women while they were unconscious.

Sentence: Probation. 

REASON: "The goal of this sentence was not to impede this individual from graduating high school and to go onto the next step of his life, which is a college experience."

 

4. AUSTIN JAMES WILKERSON

  Photo: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office - Complete waste of space and vapid prick, Austin James Wilkerson.

Photo: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office - Complete waste of space and vapid prick, Austin James Wilkerson.

Crime: Sexually assaulting a helpless victim and unlawful sexual contact.

Punishment: Probation and a prison work release program.

REASON: Judge Patrick Butler said that he “struggled with the idea of putting Wilkerson in jail.” Butler hopes his sentence will “rehabilitate the assailant.”

 

5. JOHN P. ENOCH

  Photo: Daily Mail - Rapist John P. Enoch enjoying a day of golf while sporting a full-fledged boner after his release from jail.

Photo: Daily Mail - Rapist John P. Enoch enjoying a day of golf while sporting a full-fledged boner after his release from jail.

Crime: Two counts of felony rape.

Punishment: 1 day in jail. Probation.

REASON: His lawyer blamed the entire case on “a whirlwind of emotion surrounding any allegation involving sexual assault on campus.”

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