Read this article: An unbelievable story of Rape, https://www.propublica.org/article/false-rape-accusations-an-unbelievable-story
then choose the correct answers:
Marie’s foster mother Peggy didn’t believe her; her foster mother Shannon believed her
Marie falsely cried rape because she needed people to understand her struggle
In the end, Jeffrey Mason apologized to Marie; Jerry Rittgarn declined to be interviewed
When Marie said she would like to take a lie detector test, Rittgarn said that if she took it and failed, she would be sent to jail
The evidence proving that Marie was raped was weak, but Lynnwood police still compensated her anyway to avoid trouble
Marie was raped but was forced to apologize to everyone, being called a liar, and was charged with a gross misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail.
O’Leary described his finding a target as “hunting”
O’Leary found targets who wore revealing clothes or were drunk in parties; those who “didn’t respect themselves”
Then write a 500-word reflection answering the following question:
How might the rape culture (see the link for the definition/examples) contribute to a case like Marie’s story? You can start with what rape culture is and its influences.
Note: do not give a summary of the story.