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Columbia University Settles With Student Cast As a Rapist In Fellow Student’s Mattress Art Project

It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus. (more…)

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Betsy DeVos Sparks Controversy After Meeting With ‘Men’s Rights’ Groups Over Campus Sexual Assault Policies

Following a series of meetings Thursday in Washington examining Title IX sexual assault procedures on college campuses, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reexamining guidance to schools. (more…)

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Obama Holdouts in Department of Education Are Still Pushing Transgender Agenda

There's a new threat to public school districts that most probably don't even know about, led by Obama administration holdouts in the Department of Education, that is almost as ridiculous as the last transgender mandate letter. (more…)

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Department of Education Closes Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation At Liberty University

The Department of Education has closed an investigation into Liberty University that was set in motion by a sexual assault claim last fall, citing a lack of jurisdiction. (more…)

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New Lawsuit Alleges Baylor Football Players Drugged and Gang-raped Women as ‘Bonding Experience’

A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University accuses football players of drugging and gang-raping young women as part of a hazing or bonding ritual — and the university of failing to investigate the pervasive sexual assault. (more…)

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Republican Senator Asks President Trump To Prioritize Religious Freedom, Remove Obama’s Online ‘Shame List’ of Christian Colleges

A Republican senator has told President Donald Trump that the Department of Education should remove from its website a "shame list" of faith-based colleges that have asked for an exemption to Title IX discrimination law, which was first published last year by the Barack Obama administration. (more…)

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Ken Starr Reflects on Baylor Years and Tumultuous End to Presidency In New Book

In a wide-ranging interview, former Baylor University President Ken Starr said he thinks former head football coach Art Briles is “an honorable man,” while also saying a need remains for full transparency regarding the school’s damaging sexual assault scandal. (more…)

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Family Research Council Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg on Why Trump’s School Transgender Policies Are Both Legal and Common Sense

Contrary to almost all the news reporting on this story, the real question addressed by the new administration's guidance is not (at least not directly), "Which restrooms or locker rooms should students who identify as transgender use?" (more…)

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Trump Administration Revokes Obama Guidelines That Ordered Schools to Allow Transgender Students to Use Bathrooms Based on Their Chosen Gender Identity or Risk Their Funding Being Cut

We at BCNN1 thank God for this decision and we pray that Trump and his administration will dismantle everything that Obama did to promote the abomination of homosexuality and the homosexual agenda in this country. The Trump administration issued new guidance outlining which restrooms transgender students can use, potentially sowing confusion

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ERLC’s Russell Moore Supports Trump Administration’s Decision to Rescind Obama Transgender Mandate: ‘This Move Is Good for Parents and Good for Families’

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, responded to the announcement that the Trump administration rescinded former President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate, which redefined “sex” to include gender identity rather than biological sex for Title IX purposes. (more…)

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House Votes To Undo Obama Rule Protecting Planned Parenthood Grants, Allowing States To More Easily Defund Abortion Provider

The House of Representatives voted to halt an action that would keep states from defunding Planned Parenthood in their respective states. Given the makeup of the Senate and the executive branch, the effort is likely to succeed. (more…)

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Trump Stands Against Obama’s Transgender Students Guidelines, Lets the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas’ Injunction Stand Against Transgender Students Using Bathrooms That Do Not Match Their Birth Certificate

The Trump administration has dropped the federal government’s challenge to a nationwide injunction issued last year that blocked the fulfillment of Obama administration guidelines stating that transgender students’ access to bathrooms and other gender-segregated school facilities was protected under existing federal civil rights law. (more…)

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Michigan State University Suspends 3 Football Players in Sexual Assault Investigation

Three Michigan State University football players have been suspended from team activities and removed from on-campus housing as part of a sexual assault investigation. (more…)

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Jerry Falwell Jr. to Advocate for Deregulation as Leader of Education Task Force

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. would advocate for deregulation as the leader of two federal task forces on higher education for President Donald Trump, Falwell told The Chronicle of Higher Education. (more…)

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More Christian Groups Line Up Against Obama Administration’s Transgender Mandate for Schools

With the U.S. Supreme Court about to consider the Obama administration's "interpretation" that the Title IX sexual discrimination laws related to education also include protections for "gender identity," the legal opinions are piling up on both sides of the issue. (more…)

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Virginia School Transgender Bathroom Case Goes to the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Today Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia on the so-called transgender bathroom decision in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board. This is the first time that the Court has addressed the question of

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Texas Judge Halts Federal Transgender Health Protections That Could Force Doctors to Violate Religious Beliefs

A federal judge in Texas on Saturday ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs. (more…)

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Former Indiana University Student Accused of Rape Sues School and Victim for Defamation

A former Indiana University student is suing the university, saying it gave preferential treatment to a female student who accused him of rape and makes "numerous mandates to make it more difficult for males accused of sexual misconduct to defend themselves." (more…)

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Baylor University Faces Probe by U.S. Department of Education Over Response to Sex Assaults

The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into Baylor University’s response to sexual violence on campus, acting on a complaint filed by the school’s former administrator responsible for looking into sexual assault complaints. (more…)

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