Letter: Sometimes sexual assault claimants lie

…one thing that the decision specifically rejected was stereotypes, including the stereotype that sexual assault claimants don't lie.

To the editor:

The title of Kathy Michaels’ March 25 column: Sex Case Stereotypes Play Out On National Stage was ironic, at least for anyone who bothered to actually read the decision, because while the case was about many things, one thing that the decision specifically rejected was stereotypes, including the stereotype that sexual assault claimants don’t lie.

This case was proof, for all to see, that sometimes that is precisely what they do.

Wade Jenson, Kelowna

 

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