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New guidance on date rape - an assault on presumption of innocence? watch

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    New DPP guidance to police says that men accused of date rape must prove that consent was freely given.

    While I understand the desire for more effectively convicting rapists, do these guidelines go too far?

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne...ape-rules.html
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    On the other hand, women won't be able to complain if men film their sexual encounters. It will be necessary for one's own protection.

    Fascism, updated for the 21st century, is the merging of feminism with state power.
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    That's ridiculous, what are they supposed to do, whip out a voice recorder and ask for consent and record her response? :rolleyes:
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    As I said in my thread on it, what happened G innocent until proven guilty

    This is surely just an attack on the principles of our legal system given that you are assuming somebody guilty for an alleged crime where it's a "her word against his" situation. No doubt the "feminists" are cheering

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    It's disgusting. What's happening to our ****ing society.

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    Right so apparently all this means the police will double check with the accused, no-one's going to have to prove a negative or whatever.

    http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/e...is_consent.pdf

    Enquiring as to how the suspect knew or believed the complainant was consenting to sex and that s/he continued to consent
    So basically the whole "proving consent" just means men, or the rapist, must prove consent for the case to be thrown out immediately. They still have to prove it happened to you.

    It's kind of stupid, was this not procedure before? Don't police check these things? Were they seriously like:

    Police: "You've been accused of rape"
    Accused: "Didn't do it"
    Police: "K, thanks, bye"

    I certainly hope it doesn't get used to attack drunk men while victimising any woman who is drunk and has sex, suddenly making it rape. It seems to be one of those double standard things people just ignore.
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    Carries consent form in wallet 24/7 crew
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    so basically now a woman can accuse a man of rape and if he can't prove a negative he goes to jail? :|
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    (Original post by AntisthenesDogger)
    It's disgusting. What's happening to our ****ing society.

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    It's happening because you called us tin foil hat wearing crackpots when we started talking about cultural Marxism, the Frankfurt School etc. and it will keep happening with increasing gradients until you acknowledge that it is true, and stand up an be counted by challenging it in the institutions and speaking to your MP about it.




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    Would women also be obliged to prove consent was given?
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    (Original post by limetang)
    Would women also be obliged to prove consent was given?
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    Rape against men is not important.
    Rape against men doesn't exist.
    Any man that is "raped" is attention seeking


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