Koch Money Enters the Fray on the Side of the Falsely Accused

As the highly publicized Rolling Stone campus rape story falls apart, there is news that big money is entering the fight on the side of men who are falsely accused.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, backed financially by the Koch brothers, is representing students who say they have been falsely accused of sex crimes or “denied fair treatment under state or college judicial processes” in relation to sex crimes on campus.

There is no doubt that a campus rape problem exists, and it should be addressed, said Samantha Harris, director of policy research at the Foundation. But she adds that when “moral panic” prevails, due process is forgotten and false accusations harm innocent men.

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