QUINCY (CBS) – Authorities are looking into a disturbing incident at Quincy High School where students are accused of posting “pro-rape speech” on social media.
Schools Superintendent Kevin Mulvey sent a letter to parents saying the district was made aware of the incident last week.READ MORE: Connecticut Man Charged In Hit-And-Run With Tractor-Trailer That Injured Mass. State Police Lieutenant
“This misconduct, which included pro-rape speech on social media, was extremely disturbing to the targeted student and the entire school community. This is offensive and dangerous behavior that will not be tolerated by the Quincy Public Schools and the students involved in this misconduct will be held accountable and appropriately disciplined,” Mulvey wrote.READ MORE: 'It Means Celebrating Freedom': Communities Across Boston Celebrate 1st Juneteenth As National Holiday
He not specify exactly what happened. According to the Patriot Ledger, the students in question have been removed from school, the superintendent has started an investigation and a petition is circulating demanding that those who are responsible be held accountable.MORE NEWS: 'Know The Area': Bourne Fire Chief Issues Warning To Swimmers After Recent Rescues From Rip Currents
“Clearly there is work to be done within the school community to combat the minimization and glorification of sexual assault. To that end, a sexual assault awareness campaign will be introduced immediately at both high schools,“ Mulvery wrote in his letter to parents.