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A UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA STUDY REVEALED SOME PRETTY HORRIBLE NUMBERS REGARDING AMERICA’S CAMPUS RAPE CULTURE. UNFORTUNATELY IT WILL BECOME A WEAPON BY RAPE APOLOGISTS AND OTHERS WHO ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM

       A few months ago, I got into a name calling contest with someone I’d never met that spanned nearly three days. The fight was spurred by a comment I made on the Ottawa Citizen’s website regarding a story on Emma Watson’s (a.k.a. Hermione) speech at the United Nations. Miss Watson had just been appointed the UN’s Goodwill Ambassador for Women and just delivered what I (and many others) thought was an excellent speech on gender equality. And I said as much in the comment I left, adding that if things were to improve, that men were going to help with some of the heavy lifting as well. Well, this apparently provoked this individual (who…

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