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Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist Cathy Young August 23, 2016 The much-anticipated October opening of “The Birth of a Nation,” the story of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, is now clouded by past rape allegations against director, writer and star Nate Parker. Already, critics are lined up against the film. In a New York [...]

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PR: The End of Affirmative Consent? SAVE Calls on Lawmakers to Enact Meaningful Solutions to Campus Sexual Assault

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org The End of Affirmative Consent? SAVE Calls on Lawmakers to Enact Meaningful Solutions to Campus Sexual Assault WASHINGTON / August 16, 2016 – A recent study on affirmative consent practices found so-called “yes-means-yes” policies bear little relationship to the reality of sexual foreplay among college students. Based on [...]

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Rape Culture, The Hunting Ground, and Amy Goodman: A Critical Perspective

Rape Culture, The Hunting Ground, and Amy Goodman: A Critical Perspective David Green The problem of sexual assault and rape culture on college campuses is a serious one, and an even greater one beyond college campuses. Nevertheless, the recent documentary film The Hunting Ground (2015) is at best problematic and at worst counter-productive in its [...]

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PR: American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent

PR: American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: glauterio@saveservices.org American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent WASHINGTON / May 23, 2016 – By a resounding margin, members of the American Law Institute voted down a controversial “affirmative consent” standard being considered for the [...]

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American Law Institute Rejects Affirmative Consent Standard in Defining Sexual Assault

American Law Institute Rejects Affirmative Consent Standard in Defining Sexual Assault Bradford Richardson May 17, 2016 In a rebuke to a feminist idea that has migrated from college campuses to mainstream culture, an influential legal group overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a provision that would have endorsed an “affirmative consent” standard for the purpose of defining sexual [...]

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CT Imposes Misleading “Affirmative Consent” Requirement on Campus Sex, Equating Consensual Sex with Rape

CT Imposes Misleading "Affirmative Consent" Requirement on Campus Sex, Equating Consensual Sex with Rape Hans Bader May 7, 2016 “If you’re a college student in Connecticut and want to have consensual sex, you might want to leave the state to do it,” reports The College Fix. The state’s left-leaning “legislature approved an ‘affirmative consent’ bill [...]

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Is ‘Yes Means Yes’ Unstoppable?

Is 'Yes Means Yes' Unstoppable? JW May 2, 2016 Quietly, deliberately, and without much resistance, state legislatures across the country are moving to formally adopt a version of the sexual consent policies that, just 23 years ago, made Antioch College a national laughing stock. The Connecticut Mirror reports: The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a [...]

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Campus Rape Bill Draws Doubts Over Accountability

Campus Rape Bill Draws Doubts Over Accountability Bradford Richardson April 28, 2016 The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, being billed as a bipartisan response to rape on college campuses, is drawing doubts over the matter of “accountability and safety” — for whom. At a press conference this week, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, one [...]

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In First of Its Kind Lawsuit, Student Athlete Wrongfully Accused of Sexual Assault Sues Obama Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2016 CONTACT: Jeanette Hoffman (908) 418-0859 IN FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND LAWSUIT, STUDENT ATHLETE WRONGFULLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SUES OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND CSU PUEBLO FOR VIOLATING TITLE IX GENDER DISCRIMINATION LAW PUEBLO, CO— Grant Neal, a prominent student athlete at Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU Pueblo), has filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against [...]

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Restore Common Sense to Title IX

Restore Common Sense to Title IX April 7, 2016 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting sexual discrimination in programs receiving federal aid, is widely known for promoting women in athletics and faculty hiring. But recent efforts to use Title IX to stem sexual misconduct have produced a side effect: The Law of [...]

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