DC Legislators Want to Brand Accused Students as Rapists—Even if They’re Never Convicted

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By Reason.com 07/15/2015

"Is there anything more terrifying than an outraged government official who wants to do somethingabout a moral issue? Some members of the D.C. city council would like to force universities to take a “Scarlet Letter” (WaPost’s phrasing) approach with students accused of sexual assault, permanently branding them as rapists—even if they are never convicted by adjudicators.

This is the brilliant idea of Councilwoman Anita Bonds, a Democrat: ..."

Read the entire article: http://reason.com/blog/2015/07/15/dc-legislators-want-to-brand-accused-stu

Cops Arrest Woman, 57, For Battering Female Domestic Partner With Dildo

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By The Smoking Gun 07/13/2015

"A Florida woman is facing a domestic battery charge after allegedly using a dildo to batter her female domestic partner during a fight in 
the couple’s residence, police allege.

The confrontation Saturday evening occurred while a St. Petersburg Police Department officer was inside the home of Annette Kielhurn, 57, and Gamze Capaner-Ridley.

The cop was present to oversee Capaner-Ridley’s removal of personal belongings from the house, a move apparently prompted by Capaner-Ridley’s filing the prior day for a civil domestic violence injunction against Kielhurn. ..."

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Students Told to Take Photos With a ‘Consent Contract’ Before They Have Sex

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By The National Review 07/07/2015

" A“yes means yes” advocacy group, the Affirmative Consent Project, is instructing college students to take a picture with a contract before they have sex with each other just to make absolutely sure both parties are officially consenting. In fact, the group has been distributing contracts to schools nationwide as part of its Consent Conscious Kit, according to an article in the Washington Examiner. If no camera is available, students are encouraged to fill out the form on the back of the contract which states, “On this date [fill in the blank], we agree to have consensual sex with one another” followed by a space for students’ printed names and signatures. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/420870/college-affirmative-consent-contract

NYPD needs to crack down on cops convicted of domestic violence

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By The New York Post 06/29/2015

"The NYPD needs to get tougher on cops convicted of domestic violence, a police oversight panel says.

The Commission to Combat Police Corruption reviewed police-involved domestic violence cases from 2013, and found that harsher punishments were deserved in seven of 88 of them.

In at least two, the cops should have been fired. ..."

Read the entire article: http://nypost.com/2015/06/29/nypd-needs-to-crack-down-on-cops-convicted-of-domestic-violence/

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