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Redefining consent will lead to changes in sexual assault charges

State Hornet

September 3, 2014

The “Yes Means Yes” bill has passed, redefining when sexual consent was given from an “affirmative consent” standpoint, which breaks down how to more clearly articulate sexual assault.The bill, created by Senator Kevin de Leon, is geared toward reducing sexual assault allegations on college campuses that ...