I misspoke

Rep. Jared Polis
Sep 15, 2015 · 4 min read

My words did not convey my beliefs nor the policies I now or have ever supported.

In my effort to defend this practice, I went too far, and I regret that my remarks have detracted from the substance of this debate and have reflected poorly on the good work being done by college offices across the country that investigate these cases, including two in my own backyard in Colorado (University of Colorado at Boulder and Colorado State University).

Our criminal courts weren’t designed to decide who can safely be in the same classroom with your kids or mine; they were designed to set a high bar for depriving someone of their liberty and imprisoning them.

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