On Thursday afternoon,Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced coming changes to the Obama administration’s rules on policing campus sexual assault.
“Through intimidation and coercion, the failed system has clearly pushed schools to overreach,” she said in an address at George Mason University. “With the heavy hand of Washington tipping the balance of her scale, the sad reality is that Lady Justice is not blind on campuses today.” (Read the full transcript of the DeVos speech here.)
The announcement was controversial, with protestors claiming that DeVos is supporting rapists and ignoring victims. Supporters of the overhaul cite examples of cases were due process was denied as evidence that the Obama-era guidelines were not appropriate.
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