A student at Reed College has been banned from class for denying the existence of “rape culture” in the United States and arguing that the oft-repeated statistic that one in five women are raped at college is bogus.The 1-in-5 statistic has been debunked more than just about any other statistic in recent memory. Facts are never an impediment to the left, though.
Jeremiah True, 19, received an email from professor Pancho Savery on March 14 telling him he was making his classmates so uncomfortable that he was no longer welcome to participate in the “conference” sections of his Humanities 110 class, a course which focuses on the art and literature of classical Greece, according to BuzzFeed News.
True says he sparred with his classmates on a variety of issues, but says it was his criticism of the 1-in-5 rape statistic that ended up being the tipping point.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Truth Is No Defense
How do you even deal with people so nuts that they think that that banning a college student from class for being right is entirely acceptable: