University Of California, Cal State University Systems Back Affirmative Consent Legislation

August 25, 2014

By Tyler Kingkade at The Huffington Post

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday she's putting her support behind legislation to require colleges in her state to adopt affirmative consent standards.

The bill, proposed by state Sen. Kevin de León (D), would require higher education institutions receiving state funding to use affirmative consent, or "only yes means yes," in determining whether a sexual assault took place...

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