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Sex and college students: Should the Legislature be in the mix too?
Sex and college students: Should the Legislature be in the mix too?

Few people these days would disagree that when it comes to sex, no means no. If a woman (and it is usually a woman) says no but a man does not stop, well, that's sexual assault. But now there's a growing movement on college campuses — not a brand new one, because many schools have already adopted this policy — to insist that “no means no” is not enough. Rather, people should be sure they have the “affirmative consent” of their partners before proceeding down the road to sex. According to that view, without an active expression of clear and unambiguous consent, the activity should be considered nonconsensual. On the one hand, that's...

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