“How Moral Panics Help Maintain Immoral Practices”

A recent piece by Pro Publica details a pattern of suppressing and dismissing cases of sexual assault on the campus of Liberty University. Liberty University is a private evangelical Christian university in Lynchburg, Virginia. As reported by Pro Publica, some female students would report their assault, and campus officials would submit them to a version of victim-blaming. The officials suggested that the students had violated the “Liberty Way,” the school’s campus policy against drinking and fraternizing with the opposite sex. Students told Pro Publica that some…

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Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

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Roderick Graham

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Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

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