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White House Cracks Down on Campus Rape

On Monday the White House issued guidelines for college campuses after a string of widely publicized rapes.  The guidelines urge colleges and the military to conduct anonymous surveys about sexual assault cases, adopt anti-assault policies and work to better ensure that all reports of such crimes remain confidential.  The task force reports that one in five female college students has been sexually assaulted, but that just 12 percent of such attacks are reported. “Ms. Gillibrand and Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, who both spent much of last year trying to legislatively police sexual assault in the armed forces, have now turned significant attention to such problems on the nation’s campuses.” Read More or Read More about Safe Connections on Campus