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New York Post
On campus today, if you hook up with your date (or even your wife) after she's had a few drinks, you're often automatically guilty of sexual assault.
In the real world, drinking doesn't necessarily destroy your freedom of choice. Many US colleges and universities, however, believe it renders you unable to consent to sex.
At Stanford University, "intoxicated" students can't consent to sexual contact. At Princeton, you need only be "under the influence" of alcohol to lose your ability to consent -- which surely makes many a student both the victim and perpetrator of sexual assault...