Figures from the US Bureau of Justice Statistics suggest only 35% of all sexual assaults are even reported to the police. The estimate for false accusations lies somewhere between 2 and 10%. Even if it is 10%, we’re talking about 10% of only 35% of actual assaults. Yes, false accusations happen. But they’re needles in haystacks. There are jerks everywhere who will try to get ahead by throwing someone under the bus. Pointing out a few cases of false accusations is NOT a rebuttal to the #metoo movement. It’s an entirely separate issue.