Tag Archives: #Congress

Sexual Assault will not stop ’til we #CodifyConsent!

Our laws are failing us!

Provisions and definitions make up all of our penal codes.

  • Definitions explain the terms that are used in our provisions.
  • Provisions tell us the conducts that constitute a crime that can be prosecuted,  but provisions only make sense if their words are well-defined.

The problem…..

NO STATE OR TERRITORY DEFINES CONSENT IN OUR SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWS!

The end result of failure to define consent is a set of provisions that are out of sync with what CONSENT actually is! And sexual predators like Harvey Weinstein say:

“It’s just – I’m confused- and men are confused about all these issues!”

Take the #CodifyConsent Challenge!

We need our lawmakers to tackle sexual assault! Continue reading Sexual Assault will not stop ’til we #CodifyConsent!