By the way, the feds also pushed super-broad speech codes for campuses this week

By May 15, 2013

by Mary Katherine Ham

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Bad news, kids, you could already be a harasser, according to the new definition. Perhaps nowhere in the nation is speech more potentially dangerous than on a college campus. Reason TV offers a great explanation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6mfk7FTgHpM

Mona Charen gives some history on this issue, and the related loss of basic due process on campus:

In a 2011 letter to colleges, the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) mandated that in cases of suspected sexual harassment or sexual assault, universities were to reduce the standard of proof to a more-likely-than-not standard. The new standard requires that fact finders believe only that there is a 50.01 percent chance that the charges are true...