PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sexual abuse in collegiate sports was the focus of a gathering in Philadelphia on Monday. It was the first of many independent hearings by the Game Over Commission.
The commission is examining the institutional failures that led to the Larry Nassar case.READ MORE: New Jersey Native, Who Lost Daughter In Parkland Shooting, Fighting To Protect School Children Across Nation
Nassar is a former USA Gymnastics national team doctor who’s behind bars for allegedly assaulting at least 250 young women.READ MORE: Gunman Kills 19 Children, 2 Teachers In Texas School Rampage
“Nobody had the tools or the weapons that they needed to make sure this didn’t happen to this many children. So this commission has been put together to answer the question: how do we make sure this doesn’t happen again,” said Marci Hamilton.MORE NEWS: Special Education Teacher Could Lose Job After Reportedly Putting Duct Tape On Student's Face In Chester County
The Game Over Commission will be holding a series of hearings across the country.