Phi Beta Cons

Mona Charen on Campus Sex Crimes

Writer Mona Charen (elsewhere on NRO) sums up the appropriate view of the campus sex issue this way: 

Why aren’t colleges reminding young women to keep their wits about them when dealing with hormone-charged young men?

Women who lie to other women conceal the facts. For example: The National Institute of Justice reports that among the risk factors for sexual assault on campus is “having numerous sexual partners,” getting “drunk or high” on a regular basis, and attending fraternity parties.

Pointing out these realities is rejected as “slut shaming” or “victim blaming” by feminists.

Her viewpoint is familiar to Phi Beta Cons, but getting that responsible view into the mainstream is essential.

Jane S. Shaw — Jane S. Shaw retired as president of the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in 2015. Before joining the Pope Center in 2006, Shaw spent 22 years in ...

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