Phi Beta Cons

Campus-Rape Overreporting

The University of California at Davis ’fesses up — in three years, it says, an employee doubled-to-tripled the number of sexual assaults in reports to the federal government.

What’s interesting is that even the fake numbers are lower than the “rape crisis” crowd would have you believe. There are more than 24,000 students enrolled at the school, and of 70 different students were raped each year, you’d have a total victimization rate of 1.2 percent. Given, there’s the additional issue of unreported rapes, but still.

UPDATE: A clarification of this post and a summary of my thoughts on campus-rape statistics can be found here.

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