Clinton Vows to Fight Campus Sex Assault

September 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton took her presidential campaign back to Iowa Monday, where in a speech at the University of Northern Iowa she vowed to push colleges to strengthen efforts to fight sexual assault, The Des Moines Register reported. She said that one-time programs for freshmen aren't enough, and that education efforts need to be continuous. She said that too many colleges have overly bureaucratic processes that don't do enough to help victims of sexual assault. She also specifically noted that men can be the victims of sexual assault. In a meeting with reporters after her speech, Clinton also spoke about the importance of due process. “There should be a fair process to try to determine the appropriate consequences. And obviously, in order to get to that, there has to be some basis of evidence and proof,” she said.

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