Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Another President Blaming Women?

The president of Eckerd College has become the latest college leader whose statements about preventing rape and sexual assault have resulted in criticism that he is blaming women.

Donald R. Eastman III sent an email to students Sunday in which he encouraged them to drink less and to avoid casual sex. He immediately faced criticism on and off campus that he was failing to understand that students have the right to engage in casual sex and to drink, and that doing so does not give anyone the right to rape them. As one post on Twitter said: "To Donald Eastman of Eckerd College. Women have the right to become intoxicated and not be assaulted. It's a crime."

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