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George Will defends rape column, saying critics don’t take rape seriously and maybe can’t read

Columnist George Will defended a controversial piece he wrote earlier this month on college sexual assault, claiming he took the issue more seriously than his critics. The Washington Post columnist and Fox News contributor argued in the column that college administrators promoted victimhood and extended “coveted status” to victims of…

George Will: Sexual assault victims enjoy ‘coveted status’ on college campuses

In a column published in both the Washington Post and New York Post, Fox News contributor George Will dismissed claims of college sexual assault –using ‘scare quotes’ around the term– while stating students see victimhood as a “coveted status.” Writing that college administrators are being “educated by Washington,” Will writes,…

10-year-old OK girl allegedly raped by brother and sister duo in elementary school bathroom

Police in Oklahoma City are investigating an alleged sexual assault at an elementary school after a 10-year-old girl said she was held down by a female classmate while the classmate’s 8-year-old brother raped her. The victim’s mother was waiting in the pick-up line outside of Edgemere Elementary school  when the…

SC teen’s ‘Rape Culture’ artwork reflecting her own sexual assault banned from art exhibit

A South Carolina high school student, whose artwork reflecting her own sexual assault had been selected for a school district art exhibition, had the piece pulled by the district two days before the show began for being “inappropriate,” reports WYFF-Greenville. The print, created by Blue Ridge High School senior Gracie…

Police: WV ‘magical warlock’ coerced sex from kids by promising to cure ill mother

A West Virginia man claimed to be a “magical warlock” to trick three children into sexual encounters, authorities said. James “Jim” Irvin, of Bluefield, was arrested Monday and charged with five counts of sexual assault and 10 counts of sexual abuse in the case, reported the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Investigators…

Texas officer accused of raping unconscious woman while ‘helping’ her sober up

A Texas police officer has been fired and charged the sexual assault of a woman who he was supposed to be helping because she was too drunk to drive. KHOU obtained video of police explaining what happened when they responded to a 911 call outside officer Oscar Araiza’s home last…

Oklahoma doctor charged with molesting female patients during exams

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – An Oklahoma City doctor suspected of molesting two female patients during examinations has been charged with sexual assault, the Oklahoma District Attorney’s office said on Thursday. Dr. John Fuller, a 60-year-old pain specialist, has been charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of…

Disgraced Army general fined but avoids jail in sexual misconduct case

An Army general who admitted to an adulterous sexual affair and other improper relationships with junior female officers was spared jail and dismissal from the service on Thursday, a sentence critics decried as a failure of military justice. The case that derailed the 27-year Army career of Brigadier General Jeffrey…

Former Naval Academy football player faces sexual assault trial

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former Naval Academy football player goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in a case that has focused attention on the spate of sexual misconduct in the U.S. military. Midshipman Joshua Tate, a junior from Nashville, Tennessee,…

Navy disqualifies 151 sailors from jobs after sexual assault review

By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday that 151 sailors had been disqualified from working as sexual assault counselors and other positions as the military tries to improve how it helps victims following a string of high-profile sexual assault cases. The sailors were disqualified mainly…

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