It's Ridiculous for Trump's Team to Attribute 90 Percent of Campus Rapes to Regret

The top civil rights official at the Department of Education is doing the right thing in agreeing to hear the point of view of students accused of sexual assault on campus. But her comments prior to these meetings raise huge red flags.In most investigations, Candice Jackson told the New York Times:There's "not even an accusation that these accused students overrode the will of a young woman.""Rather, the accusations — 90 percent of them — fall into the category of 'we were both drunk,' 'we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation because she just decided that our last sleeping together was not quite right."90 percent? Ms. Jackson, with all due respect, you've got to be kidding.I keep reading and rereading these sentences, trying to imagine how Baylor sexual assault survivors will react to them. Regret, not rape, the culprit? I don't think so.  Continue reading...

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