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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Pulls Ad That Blames Women For Getting Date-Raped

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The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board provoked an enormous backlash by airing ads that tell women who are date-raped that they have only themselves and their friends to blame. The ad was part of a $600,000 campaign aimed at curbing excessive drinking.
After hearing from hundreds of rape victims that the ads were extremely upsetting, even traumatizing, the board has decided to pull them:
The ads send the message that women are not only at fault for getting themselves raped--a societal bias reflected in and re-enforced by too many court decisions--it's your fault if your friend gets raped, too.
Last night, after receiving hundreds of phone calls and hundreds of email complaints, the PLCB has yanked the ads.

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At thinkprogress.org

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