LISTEN: While Christine Blasey Ford Spoke, Kansas Citians Shared #WhyIDidntReport | KBIA

LISTEN: While Christine Blasey Ford Spoke, Kansas Citians Shared #WhyIDidntReport

Sep 27, 2018
Originally published on September 28, 2018 4:38 am

After Christine Blasey Ford said Judge Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her in high school, President Trump tweeted that had it really happened, her parents would have reported it. This has sparked a social media movement of people sharing their stories with the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport.

Related: ‘Why They Didn’t Report: Kansas City Sexual Assault Survivors Share Their Stories

While Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee,  KCUR's Central Standard took calls from the Kansas City community about their own stories of sexual assaults and why they didn't report these cases, or, in many cases, even tell their family members.

KCUR's Gina Kaufmann was joined by Victoria Pickering, the director of advocacy at the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault, and Susan Kraus, a therapist and author of the novel Insufficient Evidence

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