Connecticut Imposes Misleading ‘Affirmative Consent’ Rule on Campus Sex

May 8, 2016

By Hans Bader at Examiner

If you’re a college student in Connecticut and want to have consensual sex, you might want to leave the state to do it,” reports The College Fix. The state’s left-leaning “legislature approved an ‘affirmative consent’ bill Wednesday night that now goes to Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, a proponent of the idea that sex is rape if one partner does not get the other partner’s repeated and mutually-agreed upon consent throughout the act.” All Democrats voted in favor of the bill; only a handful of Republicans like Senator Joe Markley voted against it, citing its meddling in college students’ consensual sex lives. As I’ve previously explained, “affirmative consent” bills misleadingly define consent so narrowly as to brand many welcome, mutually enjoyed consensual encounters as “sexual assault.”...