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.
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!