As the abuse crisis in the church showed, it can take years for victims of sexual abuse to come forward. Whether out of fear, shame or being told to be quiet, it can take victims years to find their voices. Other reports also prompt more speaking out. So it's not "unbelievable."
James Martin, SJ Quote Retweet on Roy Moore's statement, "to think that grown women would wait 40 years... to bring charges is absolutely unbelievable." Via NBC News on Twitter https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/929373199430758401