Sep 12, 2015

Petition · Congress: Don’t force survivors of sexual assault to go to the police. Vote no on the #UnsafeCampusAct. · Change.org

When I was sexually assaulted by a classmate during my first year in college, I thought that reporting to the police would help me feel safer. But the police told me that if I tried to press charges against my assailant, my traumatic experience would be made public -- so I decided to wait. I wasn’t ready for my friends and family to know what had happened to me. I tried to press charges again a...

Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/0qs00

Similar Articles Added Earlier

  • Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Demint's voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. "I'm videotaping this, sir," he tells an officer. "I'm just videotaping this." What's not seen is what happened just...

  • Christie says he's running in 2016 to 'change the world'

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prepared Tuesday to launch his 2016 campaign for president, telling his most loyal supporters that he's ready to begin what he called a "noble" effort to "lead our country and to change the world." The Republican governor is set to kick off his...

  • Tiny Menlo College is like home for Saudi elite - SFGate

    More than half a century ago, a professor from Menlo College in Atherton took a vacation to Saudi Arabia, a struggling young country despite recent oil wealth, and spent many an evening telling Saudi dinner companions about the small, private men’s school specializing in business education. “The...

  • Mothers, students join Japan's protests over security bills

    TOKYO (AP) — Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, holding up anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies to the beat of a drum. Japan is seeing new faces join the ranks of protesters typically made up...

  • New campus sexual assault laws go into effect in Virginia | WashingtonExaminer.com

    Three new laws aimed to curb campus sexual assault in Virginia went into effect on July 1. Two of the laws deal with reporting requirements for colleges and police departments. The other law, regarding transcript notations, has created some confusion. Local station WHSV reported that, under the new...

Similar Articles Added Today

Most Recent change.org Articles

Latest Links Processed

0/120