National Fraternity Group Deletes Webpage To Help Promote Campus Rape Bill

October 19, 2015

By Tyler Kingkade at Huffington Post 

The North-American Interfraternity Conference has deleted a page on its website that attempted to promote federal legislation addressing campus rape by using statements from higher education groups that don't endorse a bill.

Under the Safe Campus Act, college students who are sexually assaulted would be forced to report their assaults to police in order for colleges to take any action on their cases. No other illegal behavior would face this same requirement.

The NIC, which represents 74 men's fraternities, has been engaged this year in lobbying for new rules on college investigations into cases of sexual assault involving students. The organization added several webpages on July 29 -- the day the Safe Campus Act was introduced in the House of Representatives -- including one intended to bolster public support for the bill...