The bill would limit what sexual assault cases colleges can investigate, and safety groups are not fans.
Students starting college this coming fall will be the first to benefit from the Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE), which will require colleges to have "prevention and awareness" programs about sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence in place.
Date rape and sexual assault are alive and well. Unfortunately, rather than improving the statistics for decreasing these conditions, as a society we are nurturing their growth.
Sexual violence diminishes the value of the more than $40 billion taxpayers invest in federal student aid for higher education every school year. Many women who are the victim of a completed or attempted rape interrupt or even end their education as a result.
After the first two students were shot, a warning was not issued for more than 2 hours. The U.S. Department of State's findings are methodically detailed in a 26 page report.
November 8 is the 20th anniversary of the landmark Jeanne Clery Act, named for the first year student who was brutally raped and murdered in her residence hall.