North Carolina is the only state in the country in which a man may not be charged with rape if he continues intercourse after his partner withdraws consent. This unfortunate loophole was created by the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1979 when it ruled that when “the actual penetration is accomplished with the woman’s consent, the accused is not guilty of rape” if he continues sexual contact after consent is revoked.
A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. The Richmond-based 4th Circuit Court of Appeals issued … Click to Continue »
North Carolina state senator Jeff Jackson is trying to pass Senate Bill 553, which would update North Carolina's archaic consent laws.
A woman feels rejected by a decades-old North Carolina law that rules a person can't be charged with rape even if the other person revokes consent during sex.
Via the Associated Press: The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive. A lawyer for Gary Debaun is trying to ...