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Bill would restrict colleges’ response to sexual assault reports

By Shannon McCaffrey and Janel Davis - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In January 2016, Georgia Tech president Bud Peterson (left) and Dean of Students John M. Stein were among the witnesses at a committee meeting, called by State Rep. Earl Ehrhart, chairman of the committee that allocates funds to Georgia’s colleges, that is reviewing the due [...]

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E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep?

E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep? There are only two months until 2017! That means 2017 state legislatures are coming soon to a state capitol near you. SAVE is looking for state representatives to help get CEFTA introduced in every state in 2017. You can find SAVE's draft bill here: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/cefta/ [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, CEFTA, Due Process, E-lert|Comments Off on E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep?

E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

E-lert: School's Back: Educate Your Legislators! Are you a teacher? You can be. Your state legislators handle many, many issues, and there are many areas of the law that they can't always keep up-to-date on. Because today is the official launch date for SAVE's new campus sexual assault bill, the Campus Equality, Fairness, and Transparency [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Bills, E-lert, Office for Civil Rights, Sex Education, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone? It is now football season, but the 'red zone' we're talking about doesn't have to deal with an end zone. Instead, the time between when schools start up and Thanksgiving is known as the 'red zone' because that is when the most campus sexual assaults are reported. Help us [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accusing U., Bills, Campus Accountability and Safety Act, CEFTA, Dating Violence, E-lert, Sex Education, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

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 [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Bills, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 'Dear Colleague' Letter Susan Kruth August 15, 2016 Today, Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) became the first and only institution of higher education to challenge in court a 2011 mandate from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that colleges and universities adjudicate sexual misconduct allegations using the [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims, Violence|Comments Off on Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Teammate Starts Fundraiser for Basketball Captain Suing Yale over Questionable Rape Expulsion

Teammate Starts Fundraiser for Basketball Captain Suing Yale over Questionable Rape Expulsion Greg Piper June 27, 2016 It’s expensive fighting for your right to due process even for a star athlete like Yale’s Jack Montague. That’s why a teammate of the former captain of the basketball team, expelled by Yale for one encounter with a [...]

By |June 28th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Due Process, Event, False Allegations, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Teammate Starts Fundraiser for Basketball Captain Suing Yale over Questionable Rape Expulsion

Professors Urge Department of Education to Revise Sexual Assault Guidance

Professors Urge Department of Education to Revise Sexual Assault Guidance Jake New May 17, 2016 Citing an erosion of free speech and due process on college campuses, a group of 21 law professors on Monday released an open letter alleging that the U.S. Department of Education has unlawfully expanded how colleges must define and respond [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, False Allegations, Feminism, Title IX|Comments Off on Professors Urge Department of Education to Revise Sexual Assault Guidance

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 [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Bills, Campus, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on CT Imposes Misleading “Affirmative Consent” Requirement on Campus Sex, Equating Consensual Sex with Rape

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 [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Is ‘Yes Means Yes’ Unstoppable?