DeVos Rolls Back Campus Assault Guidance as GOP Proves They Hate Obama More than They Hate Rape
DeVos Makes The World A Safer Place…For Rapists
Besty DeVos and the Republican party at large are busy proving to the world that they hate former President Barack Obama more than they hate rape.
This is a party that would re-introduce cancer if Obama had eradicated it, probably screaming that “all terminal illness matter!” as they did so.
According to the Associated Press, the Trump administration, with a heavy assist from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, “scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which standard of evidence to use when handling complaints” on Friday.
The new rules will make the whole process of campus assault accusations much easier and more gentle… for the rapists. Because, according to DeVos, “the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students accused of assault.”
“This interim guidance will help schools as they work to combat sexual misconduct and will treat all students fairly.”
“Schools must continue to confront these horrific crimes and behaviors head-on. There will be no more sweeping them under the rug. But the process also must be fair and impartial, giving everyone more confidence in its outcomes.”
So, rest easy, would-be-college-assualters! Besty DeVos and the Republican party is on your side. And, chances are, if you are white, privileged, an athlete, or all three, the college campus will be on your side, as well.
New Rule Will Make It Harder For Victims To Receive Justice
The AP highlighted the clear difference between the standards set forth by former President Obama and the new ones being adopted by DeVos.
“DeVos’ temporary guidance allows colleges the freedom to decide which standards of evidence they want to use when investigating complaints of sexual assault. Under Obama’s instructions from 2011 and 2014, colleges were told to use ‘the preponderance of the evidence’ standards, while DeVos lets colleges choose between that standard and ‘the clear and convincing evidence standard,’ which is harder to meet.”
And this is from the party that pretends to be baffled when accused of waging a war on women.
Furthermore, this may not be just about how much the GOP hates Obama, and dislikes women. President Trump himself embraces sexual assault. As he once stated:
“You know, I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything…Grab ’em by the pussy. You can do anything.”
There have also been multiple accusations of sexual misconduct made against the President.
With a “leader” like that in office, backed by a party with a history of hating women, the fact that they just made life easier for rapists suddenly makes more sense.
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