Trump’s Education pick could roll back efforts to fight campus sexual assault

ThinkProgress 1.16.17 | By Perpetual Baffour and Ulrich Boser Betsy DeVos’ family foundation has long donated to organizations that side with students accused of rape — not their victims. Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary, Michigan billionaire and philanthropist Betsy DeVos, has kept fairly silent on

Stanford Sex Assault Judge Went Easy On Another Student Athlete

Buzzfeed 8.26.16 | Katie J.M. Baker Judge Aaron Persky, under fire for his sentencing of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, delayed sentencing for a domestic violence offender so he could play football in Hawaii. “They made it easy for him,” the victim told

California lawmakers pass rape bill inspired by #Stanford case @reuters

Reuters.com 8.30.16 | Dan Whitcomb California lawmakers, responding to outrage over the six-month jail term given to a former Stanford University swimmer after his conviction for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, passed legislation on Monday closing a loophole that allowed the sentence. The