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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Study: Sexual assaults greatly underreported in US

The number of rapes and sexual assaults in 2012 was 346,830, up from 244,190 the previous year, according to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), conducted by the US Census Bureau for the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

However, other surveys suggest the number of rapes is far higher, around 1.3 million a year, according to a survey by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Since rapes and sexual assaults in the US are carried out mostly by individuals whom the victim knows, survey respondents might shy away from revealing their assault within earshot of family members, the panel said.  
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