Bill Cosby: Three More Women Accuse Comedian of Sexual Assault

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At a press conference held in Los Angeles yesterday, three more women claimed to have been sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby in the 1970s and '80s.

The accusers joined the more than 40 other women who have already alleged that they were victimized by Cosby.

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Like many of the other accusers, the women who spoke out yesterday are being represented by famed civil rights attorney Gloria Allred.

Though Cosby is yet again protected against prosecution by the statute of limitations, Allred is spearheading a campaign to compel the comic to "acknowledge and take responsibility for his conduct toward women."

The women's stories feature a number of disturbing similarities with the accounts offered by the dozens of alleged victims who came before them.

All three women - Janice Baker-Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns - say that they were in their 20s when they encountered Cosby.

In each case, they were working low-level jobs in either the entertainment or hospitality fields when they were invited to a party by the comic and awoke to find themselves naked and with little memory of the events of the previous night.

Like previous accuser Chloe Goins, Tate says she was attending a party at the Playboy Mansion when she was drugged and raped by Cosby.

“Mr. Cosby brought me a drink and that was my last clear memory," Tate said. "The next cloudy memory I have is that I was in a different room. I was in bed. Bill Cosby was next to me and it didn’t appear he was wearing anything.”

As with each previous case, Cosby has chosen not to respond to the allegations against him.

The 77-year-old is scheduled to perform a standup show in Atlanta on May 2. Allred says protests are already being organized.

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