Prison Rape, Historic Proportions

Fact: The Justice Department estimates that in 2008, 216,000 prisoners suffered from rape.

Fact: Because prison rape victims are often assaulted multiple times, it is likely that prison rape accounted for the majority of all rape in the United States in 2008.

Fact: Based on DOJ figures then,  the United States is likely the first country in the history of the world to experience more rapes of men than of women.  

Source: N+1, Raise the Crime Rate


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