Hartford, CT – Yesterday, it was reported that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is planning new rules on college campuses nationwide — and affecting schools across Connecticut — that would change the definition of sexual harassment at universities, further protect those accused of sexual abuse and misconduct, and create hurdles for survivors of abuse to prove their cases.
The top of the state GOP ticket in Connecticut opposes laws like “yes means yes,” which was passed nearly unanimously in 2015.
Today, Democratic women are joining together to speak out for right over wrong.
WHAT: A press call on protecting women from sexual assault and violence at Connecticut colleges
WHO: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro
Susan Bysiewicz, candidate for Lieutenant Governor
Representative Liz Linehan, HD-103
Representative Cristin McCarthy Vahey, HD-133
Mandi Lewis, Executive Director of the Connecticut Democratic Party
Sarah Croucher, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut
Other Democratic leaders
WHEN: Today, August 30th at 9:30 AM