University Of Minnesota Becomes Latest Campus To Adopt ‘Affirmative Consent’ Standards

July 6, 2015

By Ashley Dobson at Red Alert Politics

The University of Minnesota has become the latest school to join the bandwagon “yes means yes” sexual assault policy movement.

This new rule requires students to obtain “affirmative consent” from their sexual partners during all types of sexual activities or risk being ­disciplined for sexual assault, the Star-Tribune reported.

This type of rule has become trendy and has been making its way to college campuses across the country since California passed a statewide law like it last September.

Under the University of Minnesota’s new rule, this consent must be given through “clear and unambiguous words or actions.” But like the California law and other campus rules before it, this basically takes away all rights of the accused...

Schools: University of Minnesota