And the folks we rely on to provide language to our laws seem to be full-fledged asses!
The American Law Institute (ALI) created Model Penal Code (MPC) back in 1962. It’s goal was to standardize penal code throughout the US. Many states have adopted parts of its language including their definition of “consent” You can see whether their definition was applied when you read your state’s statutes. Each state “picks” and “chooses” what it wants rather than adopting MPC in full. Continue reading Only an Ass Thinks “Assent” and “Consent” Are the Same in Sex