Rep. Marcia Fudge Rounds Up Support For Legislation To Track College Hazing (video)
Rep. Marcia Fudge rounds up support for legislation to track college hazing (video)
WASHINGTON – It’s too late for Timothy Piazza, who died in a February hazing incident at Penn State University, or for Gary DeVercelly, Jr., who died under similar circumstances while being hazed as part of a fraternity initiation at New Jersey’s Rider University.
But Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge – a former national president of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority – hopes legislation she’s introduced with Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan will prevent future deaths.
The pair gathered advocates on Capitol Hill Thursday to promote their measure, which would require that colleges and universities report hazing as part of …