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Campus Sexual Assault Is Rarely Black and White

Campus Sexual Assault Is Rarely Black and White Ashe Schow October 1, 2015 This shouldn't need to be said, but accusations of campus sexual assault are rarely black and white; rather, they usually include some shades of gray. Proponents of draconian campus sexual assault rules like to cite examples that no one would disagree is [...]

Commission Considers How to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

Commission Considers How to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault Associated Press September 28, 2015 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A special commission within the state House of Representatives is meeting for the first time to consider how to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on college campuses statewide. Rep. Mia Ackerman introduced a broadly-worded bill earlier this year [...]

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E-Lert: All Victims Deserve Help

E-Lert: All Victims Deserve Help October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To show your support for all victims, take a moment next month to help raise awareness: October 5th: Talk to a friend about domestic violence. Use SAVE's handout on domestic violence to get the conversation started: http://www.saveservices.org/wp-content/uploads/Seven-Facts-Every-American-Should-Know-About-DV.pdf October 10th: Read SAVE's Special Report on [...]

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How a Michigan Student ‘Beat’ a Campus Sexual Assault Kangaroo Court

How a Michigan Student 'Beat' a Campus Sexual Assault Kangaroo Court Jazz Shaw September 16, 2015 Yes, I’m afraid it’s another one of those college campus rape stories, but this one seems to have a slightly less bad ending if not a good one. While it’s been covered in the past, for a quick review [...]

By |September 17th, 2015|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Campus Accountability and Safety Act, Discrimination, Due Process, Event, False Allegations, Feminism, Innocence, Law Enforcement, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sex Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Victims, Wrongful Convictions|Comments Off on How a Michigan Student ‘Beat’ a Campus Sexual Assault Kangaroo Court

Affirmative Consent Destined for Failure

Affirmative Consent Destined for Failure Blake Kraussel August 7, 2015 Since the adoption of “Affirmative Consent” standards for college campuses, which began with the passage of Senate Bill 967 in California, a whirlwind of controversy has overtaken campuses and state legislatures throughout the country. Affirmative Consent, popularized by the “Yes Means Yes” campaign was created [...]

Huffington Post Laments Bills Pushing for Campus Due Process

Huffington Post Laments Bills Pushing for Campus Due Process Ashe Schow August 5, 2015 The media backlash against a pair of campus sexual assault bills that would protect due process rights for accused students continues with the Huffington Post's Tyler Kingkade. Kingkade uses his article to smear fraternities as pushing "bills to limit college rape [...]

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SAVE Letter to University of Minnesota Board of Regents

RE: Proposed Affirmative Consent Policy is Confusing, Vague, and Unworkable July 29, 2015 Board of Regents University of Minnesota 600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak Street S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455 Dear University of Minnesota Board of Regents: SAVE is a national 501(c)(3) organization established to develop evidence-based solutions to domestic violence and sexual assault. We [...]

McCaskill Tells Campus Police to Investigate Assaults More Quickly

McCaskill Tells Campus Police to Investigate Assaults More Quickly June 26, 2015 Speaking at the Campus Safety Nation Forum on Thursday, Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, urged college law enforcement officers to more speedily and thoroughly collect evidence and interview witnesses when investigating claims of campus sexual assault. "That is where the truth reveals [...]

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‘Accused Is Guilty’: Campus Rape Tribunals Punish Without Proof, Critics Say

'Accused Is Guilty': Campus Rape Tribunals Punish Without Proof, Critics Say June 17, 2015 A former Amherst College student is just the latest in a long line of men whose lives have been turned upside-down after being accused of sexual assault in what they say were consensual encounters, punished in campus tribunals where, in some [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Due Process, E-lert, Event, False Allegations, Feminism, Innocence, Law Enforcement, Media, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Research, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on ‘Accused Is Guilty’: Campus Rape Tribunals Punish Without Proof, Critics Say

The Hunting Ground: A Closer Look at the Influential Documentary Reveals the Filmmakers Put Advocacy Ahead of Accuracy.

The Hunting Ground: A Closer Look at the Influential Documentary Reveals the Filmmakers Put Advocacy Ahead of Accuracy. Emily Yoffe June 1, 2015 1 A Film With Outsized Influence The recent documentary The Hunting Ground asserts that young women are in grave danger of sexual assault as soon as they arrive on college campuses. The [...]

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