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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Action Alert: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s S2692 Federal Campus Safety and Accountability Act (CASA) co-sponsored by Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Florida Senator Marco Rubio Assumes All Accusers are Survivors and Anyone Who is Accused is Guilty, Period!



Update:
·       ‘Affirmative Consent’ U (CA), August 11, 2014
                Young Men’s Rights in Peril
·       Campus-rape bill comes under heavy fire, August 10, 2014
                'Will make it difficult to protect a young man from false accusations'
·       The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA): a flawed response to an exaggerated problem, August 9, 2014
·       RTD Op/Ed: Campus Rape Questions, August 9, 2014:
                Ambrose: Exaggerating campus rape does not provide solutions
        Rampell: End the campus rape numbers game with transparency
·       One-Sided Campus-Rape Bill, August 7, 2014 
                Campus courts are unsafe places for the accused. McCaskill and Co.’s bill does not right the balance.
·       CASA and the presumption of guilt, August 7, 2014
·       The Repeal of Due Process on Campus, August 6, 2014
·       Two More Campus Sexual Assault Bills Introduced, Neither Addresses Due Process, August 5, 2014
                SOS Campus Act introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
                HALT Campus Sexual Violence Act introduced by Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and Patrick Meehan, R-Pa
·       Campus Sexual Assault Bill Relies on Public Shaming of Colleges, August 1, 2014
·       Bipartisan Senate bill on campus sexual assault seeks to insure that every accusation is tantamount to a finding of guilt, July 31, 2014
·       Campus-assault crackdown provoking expensive backlash, July 5, 2014
                Accused students fighting back against Obama admin's lower evidence standard

Original Post:
Virginia Senator Mark Warner (a co-sponsor of S2692) was one of the 8 Representatives that stood in front of the media last week (before they all left D.C. for the 5-week August Break) to announce Senator Claire McCaskill’s Campus Safety and Accountability Act. The array of articles following this press conference carried catchy titles that no one in their right mind would ever oppose, “Holding Campuses Accountable”, ‘Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim at Campus Sexual Assault” and “Crackdown on Campus Sexual Assaults”.