‘Affirmative Consent’ Blurs The Lines Between Consensual Sex and Sexual Assault On Campus

October 13, 2014

By Stephen Littau at United Liberty

When it came to educating young people about respecting personal boundaries, the rules were very simple and generally easy to understand: no means no. This was particularly true when it came to teaching young men that when things were getting ‘hot and heavy’ with someone they were making out with that if the woman at any point said ‘no’ it was time to back off (and perhaps should take a cold shower once he got home). For as long as I can remember, society was ‘teaching men not to rape’ to coin a phrase...

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