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Women Are Rightly Terrified of NYC Subways — But Our Fears Are Ignored

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Women Are Rightly Terrified of NYC Subways — But Our Fears Are Ignored

New York Post September 27, 2022
Policing & Public SafetyAll

Elizabeth Gomes may lose sight in one of her eyes after getting assaulted by a homeless man at a Queens subway station.

Claudine Roberts, Than Than Htwe, Michelle Go. All three were women, all were racial minorities, and all were viciously killed by strangers on the subway in the past two years.

In response to soaring violent crime underground since March 2020, women and girls, correctly fearful of riding the subway, have stayed off the trains if they can and adopted coping mechanisms if they can’t.

Claudine Roberts was stabbed to death on the A train in February 2021. Than Than Htwe was pulled down the stairs to her death in Union Square that July. Michelle Go was pushed under a Times Square train this January.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

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