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Sexual Assault

SUNY System OKs Affirmative Sexual Consent Policy

Supporters say "yes means yes" standard could reduce rape.
New York's state university system has adopted a new definition of sexual consent that requires a clear, affirmative agreement between partners, part of a larger effort to reduce sexual violence on college campuses.

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal Plans to Release Report on Sexual Assault

Senator Blumenthal Proposing Plan to Reduce Sexual Assaults.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing what he calls a Bill of Rights for students to reduce sexual assaults on campus.