Internal documents reveal the inside story of the fraternity lobbying effort.
"For me, it almost felt personal because I was in a sorority."
With some help from K Street, fraternities and sororities are pushing for a bill that advocates for assault victims hate.
In some circumstances, colleges would be forbidden from expelling a student for sexual assault.
Bice said having NIC and NPC withdraw their support for the proposal would be a step in the right direction and "would mean
Brooke Knudtson, student body president at the University of Texas at Dallas, who is also lobbying with the fraternity groups
National Greek life organizations are distributing a talking points memo advocating that sexual assault victims should be able to pursue adjudication through either the police or their college, but they shouldn't be able to do both concurrently. The National Panhellenic Conference and the North-American Interfraternity Conference began distributing a fact sheet late last week following revelations that they will support a Fraternal Government Relations Coalition lobbying effort on the issue of campus rape. The groups plan to work with the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee to push Congress to block colleges from investigating and adjudicating sexual assault cases until the completion of a criminal investigation and trial.
Our HuffPost Community joins HuffPost Live to discuss the FratPAC’s decision to lobby against college rape allegations.
Lisa Maatz, top lobbyist for the American Association of University Women, said the fraternity effort confuses campus civil
O'Neill did not respond to a request for comment as to why the PAC is putting muscle behind Kingston's campaign. "The PAC