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Should People in Positions of Authority Resign When Accused of Sexual Assault?
People in positions of authority should resign when accused of sexual assault.
Resigning would be, or at least would be perceived to be, a noble act.
When people in key positions are accused they lose respect and their effectiveness decreases, therefore they are not capable of carrying out their function.
Yes, but only if the sexual assault is verifiable or if the mere suggestion of the possibility creates a hostile environment for the organization since allegations bring into question the integrity of the office, position or organization.
Resigning may help the organization avoid the negative consequences of one of their authority figures being accused of sexual assault.
High positions in society should only be held by people who are above reproach.
Sexual assault is a widespread issue, and should be treated with the utmost seriousness.
Regardless of whether a person committed sexual assault, they should resign because their accuser believes an assault was committed against them. The accuser is, therefore, a victim.
An accusation of sexual assault should be resolved through the justice system alone.
False accusations of sexual assault can be used as a weapon to denigrate people.
Sexual assault and other sexual abuses are mostly unrelated to authority. These actions have no bearing on one's ability to run a business or a hold a political position.
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