She and two other mothers who say their sons were falsely accused of sexual misconduct recently formed a national nonprofit organization called Families Advocating for Campus Equality to provide a support system for other families going through what they experienced and to bring awareness to what they call a “lack of fair and balanced safeguards within campus hearings.”Caleb was never even charged with a crime but was still kicked out of college. How does that remotely seem reasonable? Is this what feminism has become? Because if it is, I want nothing more to do with it.
“When this happened to Caleb in 2010, I thought we were the only ones,” she said. “We felt very isolated. You feel afraid a lot. It’s very traumatic.”
Their goal is to ensure fairness and due process for all parties involved in allegations of sexual misconduct on college campuses. The group also hopes to help change the ways campuses respond to sexual assaults. When the issue of sexual misconduct on college campuses is addressed, rights of the accused are hardly, if ever, mentioned, said Warner Seefeld, who is president of the group.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
#WarOnWomen? Not Quite.
It's three mothers who have formed a new non-profit to ensure due process rights for those in the crazed sexual environment of higher education: