Claire McCaskill

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Connecticut advocates lobby Congress to tackle sexual crimes on campus

UConn students  rallied around students last fall who alleged the university mishandled their complaints of being sexually assaulted.

WASHINGTON – Should the University of Connecticut and other colleges in the state and across the nation be forced to report all incidents of sexual assaults on their campuses to law enforcement authorities? That’s one of the questions under debate as Congress tackles the thorny issue of sexual violence in the nation’s schools. Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal wants ‘bill of rights’ for college victims of sexual violence

Sen. Richard Blumenthal speaks of the need for a "Bill of Rights" for college students

After hearing from Connecticut college students about their experiences of sexual violence, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he wants an overhaul of federal law and enforcement procedures to ensure that college staff no longer turn away students seeking help. Continue Reading →

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