This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Penn State Scandal Helped UofM Report Child Porn“.
“It’s the foot-dragging and cover-ups that are the most scandalous. Considering that there must be a million people working in higher education, you would expect mathematically to find a few active pedophiles. (Just as there are millions of priests in the world. Statistically, you’d expect to find a few pedophiles.)
“I’m not shocked that any giant, national industry would employ some pedophiles. The shock is the response of the institutions. I know they have to treat everyone as innocent until proven guilty, but not filing any kind of report is just a horrible lapse of judgment. Sure, you might be afraid of a lawsuit from the accused, but imagine the lawsuit from the parent of a victim who was victimized AFTER you got the first allegations. Due diligence, people.“
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