This remark by Cassius with regards to rape:?

I thinks he has a point. The best we can do is to discourage false accusations by severly punishing them (if it turned out the "victim" lied). Only when the rate of false accusations drop more girls will come forwards and report the crime. He says when the false accusations drop more girls (who have... show more I thinks he has a point. The best we can do is to discourage false accusations by severly punishing them (if it turned out the "victim" lied). Only when the rate of false accusations drop more girls will come forwards and report the crime.

He says when the false accusations drop more girls (who have been raped) will come forward. This must mean that many girls now are afraid to report the crime so this must mean that the rape statistics are far higher then really reported. This is disturbing to me. Please comment. Do you think then that the statistics do not clearly show how this crime is being minimized and trivialized by the likes of Cassius?
Update: oops almost forgot the link so this might be proven
http://ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/ind...
Update 2: edit
another interesting link which once again proves him wrong, wrong ,wrong
http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/21034...
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