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FBI to vote on changing archaic rape definition (Updated)

TweetExciting news! Word around town is that the FBI is considering changing their terribly outdated definition of rape, with a key vote on the the term scheduled during an FBI subcommittee meeting tomorrow. You’ll remember that the FBI currently defines rape as “the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will”, which, as [...]
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The FBI’s “forcible rape” definition

TweetWhile the GOP tries to redefine rape and exclude survivors in their anti-choice ventures this year, it looks like the FBI has been way ahead of the game on that front. Yep, the definition of rape used in the bureau’s Uniform Crime Report is pretty damn vintage. And not vintage like 70s vintage — this [...]
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