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When Does a Watershed Become a Sex Panic?

The policing of sex can blur the boundaries between rape; nonviolent sexual coercion; and bad, fumbling, drunken sex. The effect is both to criminalize bad sex and trivialize rape. Full Article

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So, I’m reading this article and I can’t help but feel that the world is in such a crazy place. Everyone accusing everyone and everyone being guilty before they have their day. Insanity. This morning I’m reading on my FB about a potential attack on a young girl in Orange County (CA) that was walking home from school. All the local citizens are of course on a rampage with the stranger danger stuff. So some guy posts you should look at the “list” just to have awareness. To which I give him a small tongue lashing about how stupid the… Read more »

The CP thing used to be true and would often be prosecuted as a misdemeanor unless there were ton (or other circumstances). In 2014 it became a straight felony without leeway and was added to a very short list of not being expungable in California. The 3 year thing he’s likely thinking of Texas Romeo and Juliet law. But that law only applies if the “victim” is 14-17 years of age. If the victim is 13 or younger, the law does not apply, even if the perpetrator is minor themselves. In fact, Texas had at least one case where a… Read more »

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