Believe all women? Even Amber Heard? The Johnny Depp lawsuit raises questions about our approach to assault allegations

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'Yes, of course, allegations of abuse, be they sexual or otherwise, should be taken incredibly seriously. However, the reflexive call to “believe women” requires a complete suspension of critical thinking. Moreover, the call asks us to assume that the person accused, almost always a man, is guilty. It also asks us to assume, implicitly or otherwise, that all the accusers (usually women) are honest.

Which brings us back to Heard. There is reason to believe that she has been less than honest, and there’s reason to believe that she has lied about Depp.'

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