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GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors

GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors Blake Neff July 13, 2016 The current draft of the GOP platform created in Cleveland includes a provision calling for sexual assault on college campuses to be handled exclusively by police, not campus judicial bodies. Delegates on the platform committee of the Republican National Convention met [...]

Bills in Congress to Protect Due Process Have Better Odds Than Rape-Accuser-Tilted Bills

Bills in Congress to Protect Due Process Have Better Odds Than Rape-Accuser-Tilted Bills Greg Piper March 18, 2016 You wouldn’t know it by the number of cosponsors, but bills in Congress that would better protect the due-process rights of students accused of rape have a better chance of becoming law than competing bills that favor [...]

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At Iowa Forum, Democratic Candidates Weigh in on Campus Sexual Assault, Hyde Amendment

At Iowa Forum, Democratic Candidates Weigh in on Campus Sexual Assault, Hyde Amendment Ally Boguhn January 12, 2016 Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT), former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, and Hillary Clinton convened in Iowa Monday night to weigh in on the issues that Black and Latino voters say most impact them. The Iowa [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Due Process, Law Enforcement, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Research, Safe Campus Act, Sex Education, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Victims|Comments Off on At Iowa Forum, Democratic Candidates Weigh in on Campus Sexual Assault, Hyde Amendment

Sanders: Law Enforcement Should Handle Campus Rape

Sanders: Law Enforcement Should Handle Campus Rape Ben Kamisar January 11, 2016 Bernie Sanders called for all rape accusations on college campuses to be handled through law enforcement, a controversial stance that puts him at odds with many advocates. Decrying rape and sexual assault on campuses as an "epidemic," he said schools must not try [...]

E-lert: SAVE Us! We’re Backwards!

E-lert: SAVE Us! We're Backwards! SAVE us! We're backwards! That's right -- we're "reversing the country's progress." Or at least that's how it was portrayed in a Slate article published yesterday. The writer looked back on 2015 and concludes it was the year 'the debate slipped backward' -- because groups like ours pushed for a [...]

New York Tries to Increase Reporting of Sexual Assault on Campuses

New York Tries to Increase Reporting of Sexual Assault on Campus Karen Dewitt December 14, 2015 Governor Cuomo made anti-sexual assault legislation on college campuses a key part of his agenda in 2015. Six months after signing what’s called the “Enough is Enough” legislation, college officials say it’s helped to accelerate a trend toward better [...]

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Sen. Tim Kaine Discusses Major Topics in Education with Students Around Virginia

Sen. Tim Kaine Discusses Major Topics in Education with Students Around Virginia Chris Hogan December 13, 2015 On Dec. 4, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) held a conference call during which he fielded questions from representatives of college newspapers around the state. Kaine, the former governor of Virginia, spoke for nearly an hour, first explaining [...]

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Court Wins for Accused

Court Wins for Accused Jake New November 5, 2015 Last week, Brandon Austin, a former college basketball player, filed a lawsuit against the University of Oregon for $7.5 million, arguing that administrators there violated his rights when they suspended him over his alleged involvement in a gang rape. Austin was able to transfer to a [...]

PR: Treat Rape as a Crime; SAVE Calls on Lawmakers to Enact the Safe Campus Act

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: info@saveservices.org Treat Rape as a Crime; SAVE Calls on Lawmakers to Enact the Safe Campus Act WASHINGTON / November 3, 2015 – Nine out of 10 Americans say campus sexual assaults should be handled by criminal justice experts, according to a recent survey. SAVE is now calling [...]

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Taxpayer-Funded Groups Seek to Deny Due Process to Students Accused of Rape

Taxpayer-Funded Groups Seek to Deny Due Process to Students Accused of Rape Matt Lamb October 26, 2015 One leader’s reason: Can’t trust police because of Michael Brown’s death Fraternity and sorority groups are paying a former high-ranking senator to help protect their members’ due-process rights in campus rape investigations. Sexual-assault awareness groups and universities are [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|Accountability, Bills, Campus, Feminism, Funding, Safe Campus Act, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Victims|Comments Off on Taxpayer-Funded Groups Seek to Deny Due Process to Students Accused of Rape