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How Rolling Stone's UVA Story Sparked A Controversial Frat Lobbying Effort

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics

The path toward a fraternity-led lobbying effort in support of controversial campus rape legislation started with Rolling Stone. In December 2014, one...

Senators Fume At Controversial Lobbying On Campus Rape Bill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) called out national fraternity and sorority groups for lobbying to support a bill that ...

Fraternities Hire Trent Lott To Lobby For Limiting Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

National fraternity and sorority groups have hired former Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) to lobby for legislation that would prevent colleges from punishin...

Fraternity Groups Push Bills To Limit College Rape Investigations

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.04.2015 | College

Colleges would not be allowed to punish a student for committing sexual assault unless the alleged victim agrees to report their attack to police, und...

Tyler Kingkade

National Fraternity Groups Step Away From Controversial Campus Rape Proposal | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.20.2015 | College

National fraternity and sorority organizations are backing away from a plan to advocate for a proposal to keep colleges from investigating sexual assa...

Tyler Kingkade

Greek Students Denounce FratPAC's Proposal On College Rape Investigations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.01.2015 | College

A plan being pushed by national fraternity groups to block colleges from investigating rape claims in certain cases is facing mounting opposition from...

Tyler Kingkade

Frats Push To Make Rape Victims Choose Between Police Or School For Investigations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.31.2015 | College

National Greek life organizations are distributing a talking points memo advocating that sexual assault victims should be able to pursue adjudication through either the police or their college, but they shouldn't be able to do both concurrently. The National Panhellenic Conference and the North-American Interfraternity Conference began distributing a fact sheet late last week following revelations that they will support a Fraternal Government Relations Coalition lobbying effort on the issue of campus rape. The groups plan to work with the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee to push Congress to block colleges from investigating and adjudicating sexual assault cases until the completion of a criminal investigation and trial.

Tyler Kingkade

Fraternities Consider Lobbying Congress To Thwart College Rape Investigations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.06.2015 | College

National fraternity organizations, reeling from repeated controversies over members' misbehavior, are considering pressing Congress to forbid colleges...

Samantha Lachman

Bros Before Foes: Fraternity And Sorority PAC Supports Its Own | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

It seems as though the nation’s largest political action committee for fraternities and sororities embraces the same principle college students use ...

Everybody's On Capitol Hill -- Even Frats!

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.25.2013 | College

Fraternities and sororities have their own lobbying group on Capitol Hill, fighting for tax breaks for frat houses and opposing an anti-hazing measure...