Fox Host Mocks Campus ‘Rape Hysteria’: Women Don’t Give ‘Repeated Consent’ Throughout Sex

January 4, 2016

By David Edwards at The Raw Story

Fox Business host John Stossel mocked policies designed to prevent campus rape because they require that men have women’s consent throughout the sexual experience.

During a weekend segment titled “Campus Rape Hysteria,” Stossel argued that evidence of a sexual assault epidemic was debatable.

“That means, I guess, a woman must repeatedly say, ‘Yes, please proceed,'” he continued. “I doubt many college students do that… but it is the law!”

To prove “how crazy this could get,” Stossel created a form to mock the consent process, and then showed it to college students.

But he was disappointed to find that most students took the subject seriously.

“Something needs to be done,” one male student told the show. “I’m not sure this is the right way, but I think women need more protection.”

Greg Lukianoff, the president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), told Stossel that the affirmative consent approach to campus rape was “the worst of all.”

“California passes this law that you’re guilty until proven innocent,” he opined. “And by the way, you can’t actually prove yourself innocent.”

“The kids must laugh at it,” Stossel agreed. “I can’t believe anybody having sex gets repeated consent...