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Old 01-25-2012, 05:09 PM
 
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We are considering relocating from Kansas City to PDX/Vancouver. Kansas City has a very high crime rate. My husband is a police officer so we are well aware of the true crime situation in our city. Reading over the crime rates for the PDX/Vancouver area make the crime situation seem fantastic. However, I've noticed the rape rate for Vancouver seems really high compared to other relatively low crime rates for the city and compared to PDX. Does anyone have any explanation for it? Just curious.
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Syracuse, New York
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Sexual frustration among the men who don't have the time to cross the bridge and patronize one of Portland's many gentlemen's clubs?
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Old 02-02-2012, 02:07 AM
 
Location: Aberlachia
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If people would just keep their sheep locked up this **** wouldnt happen
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:14 PM
 
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Default Marijuana use and rape

52% of the rape victims in the State of Washington have used marijuana compared to 15.5% of the non-victims.

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Old 06-18-2012, 11:53 AM
 
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Default Please elaborate or cite a source.

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52% of the rape victims in the State of Washington have used marijuana compared to 15.5% of the non-victims.

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What is a non-victim?
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:58 AM
 
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Default I don't remember the source

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What is a non-victim?
A non-victim is a woman who hasn't reported being raped.

I don't have a good explanation of why the incidence of rape is high in Vancouver. I was merely reporting a statistical observation reported by some official.

My sister that works in a hospital in northern Washington said that 75% of those tested in the hospital for drug use have used drugs and many have more than one drug in their blood or urine.
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:55 PM
 
Location: West Coast - Best Coast!
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Did you know that 87% of statistics are made up?
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:17 PM
 
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Probabably because of the broad definition Clark county uses for rape, the dictionary implies rape as a violent act with the use of force, the definition here is contact or penetration of ones privates and force is not a consideration, so if any of you have ever touch the privates of another and there were more then 2 yrs differences in your ages, you are a rapist according to the countys definition.
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Old 03-07-2015, 07:50 PM
 
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Because it rains a lot and is cold and people are more"trapped", so to speak. Men are different here, too, than, say, California. Where I come from. I've been single here for 20 years. A boyfriend here and there. The men are more aggressive and not as woman friendly as where I came from. Less educated, I think. I do not jell with them. I have had more than a few bad date scenarios. I am moving back to Callie. I think the weather and level of sophistication makes a difference. Go further up north to Fairbanks,Alaska and you've REALLY got problems, if you're a woman. I come from an area that values women and treats them relatively well. Vancouver was totally "slumming it" for me.
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Northern Virginia
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52% of the rape victims in the State of Washington have used marijuana compared to 15.5% of the non-victims.

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That may suggest that rape victims generally engage in risky behavior, some varieties of which may expose them to rape, but it does not necessarily suggest that smoking MJ per se results in rape.
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