The ACLU loves due process (unless it's on campus)

Article here. Excerpt:

'The American Civil Liberties Union’s recent statements on due-process should worry those liberals, conservatives, and libertarians concerned about due-process rights. It should also give pause to supporters of a so-called "Living Constitution" approach, which argues that the meaning of the Constitution can change to adapt to the times.

Recently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education released new proposed rules on how colleges should handle sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, proposing a rollback of some Obama-era rules. In a series of tweets, the ACLU laid out its opposition to the proposed rules -- shocking for an organization which claims to be devoted to due-process, as they actively oppose the effort to balance the proceedings to give better due-process protection to accused students.

The ACLU claims the new proposed rules “promote an unfair process, inappropriately favoring the accused.” You see, politically, it is a very bad time to do anything that looks like you support giving people accused of crimes the right to due-process, since the #MeToo movement has set up the false binary that you either condemn the accused or support rapists. Though oddly, a few weeks later, the ACLU attacked so-called victims’ rights legislation for undermining due-process rights for the accused.'

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