Friday, April 22, 2016

"Prepare to have your sex life regulated by government"

Adults may soon find their sex lives regulated to the point where nearly every sexual encounter is defined as rape unless neither party reports the activity.
The American Law Institute will vote in May on whether to adopt a model penal code that would make "affirmative consent" the official position of the organization. Affirmative consent — or "yes means yes" — policies have already been adopted by many colleges and universities, and have been passed as law in California and New York.
A group of concerned members within ALI even circulated an opposition letter, signed by dozens of members, that detailed the dangers of pushing affirmative consent on the general public (not that it's a good policy for college students, either).
Instapundit: Sure, this sounds impossible — but think of all the other things happening, legally, that seemed impossible not long ago. But the people pushing this stuff have no fear of consequences. If this passes, the American Law Institute should be shamed and shunned.

28 comments:

Evi L. Bloggerlady said...

Actually Trooper has predicted humanity's future: Transpanda

AllenS said...

"Ah, waitress, there's a hair in my soup."

Sixty Grit said...

Does his death mean that Prince will not be able to boycott North Carolina? I mean, sure, he has both feet in the grave, unlike the other superannuated hypocrites, but come on, since when did being dead mean you couldn't take a political stand?

What was this post about?

deborah said...

Balderdash.

Lem said...

It seems like very little to no foundation is needed before any cockamamie proposal is pushed along on a mostly politically inactive public.

In some sort of benign vindictive way, I secretly want these people to get their way.

That's why I wanted Prince on the $50 yesterday. Come to think of it.

And I wouldn't put it past Trump supporters, who have woken up to him as a terrible candidate, to have switched their motivations away from the over the top reforms promised by Trump, to one of sheer unmitigated revenge that he will get in there and cause real havoc.

deborah said...

"It seems like very little to no foundation is needed before any cockamamie proposal is pushed along on a mostly politically inactive public.

In some sort of benign vindictive way, I secretly want these people to get their way.

That's why I wanted Prince on the $50 yesterday. Come to think of it.

And I wouldn't put it past Trump supporters, who have woken up to him as a terrible candidate, to have switched their motivations away from the over the top reforms promised by Trump, to one of sheer unmitigated revenge that he will get in there and cause real havoc."


So that's a 'maybe' on Trump?

ricpic said...

"...Trump supporters, who have woken up to him as a terrible candidate..."

In your dreams, debbulah, in your dreams.

deborah said...

I didn't say that ricila. I was quoting Lemila.

edutcher said...

deborah said...

So that's a 'maybe' on Trump?

I think, in the name of civility, our proprietor has suppressed his true feeling about the nominee.

If this sort of repression fits any of the R hopefuls, it's more likely the Prevaricator from Plano.

deborah said...

Oh, I think Lem's made his views pretty clear over the months.

ricpic said...

As usual we're being dictated to by a buncha red diaper babies, the conspirators who run The American Law Institute.

Trooper York said...

You really misread Trump supporters if you don't think that revenge was the major reason we support him.

Dust Bunny Queen said...

The thing that makes me want to laugh about these laws is that those who propose them in order to regulate everyone else are shocked shocked shocked when THEY are caught up in their own self righteous laws.

"Wait"...they say "I didn't mean ME, when we passed this law" They think the laws only apply to other people. It is to laugh.

Leland said...

One thing about Trump, he likely won't go along with affirmative consent. He might say stupid things about it impromptu, but you won't find his consigliere manipulating Title IX to persecute college students doing what college students do; while ignoring teachers and professors doing students.

Leland said...

What makes me laugh about these laws, is I still recall the Code Pinks pushing to withhold sex from supporters of War on Terrorism. In many of a blog comment thread, I read some progressive claim that Republicans would never get sex anymore. I'm doing just fine, and I don't have to get permission from the state. And I hail from the State that was overruled (rightfully so IMHO) in Lawrence.

ricpic said...

Did you know that Prince took a girl with a perfectly good name like Jennie Smith...or something like that...and changed it into Carmen Electra? That doesn't bother you? In that case keep walking in traffic.

edutcher said...

Trooper York said...

You really misread Trump supporters if you don't think that revenge was the major reason we support him.

If you're talking McConnell &Co, you're on the money. Also applies to the Choom Gang and the Ozark Mafia. The Bushes? I think that's just not wanting to go down that road again.

I don't know most people really thought about Rinse until recently.

It may all be academic because I think little Chelsea just handed the election to The Donald.

Not to mention, we just got a new incentive to build the wall. Remember all those stories about Hugo training Arab infiltrators to pass as Mexicans?

edutcher said...

PS For fun, Ten women likely to end up on US currency courtesy of President Trump.

Sixty Grit said...

Chelsea is smart - SMRT! Sadly that is a winning issue among the mouth breathing coastal elites, you know, the ones with the sloping foreheads.

But keep pushing for the death of civil rights, little Webbette, you are so cute when you act so stupid.

edutcher said...

You'd be surprised how many urbanites pack heat because they need to.

Sixty Grit said...

In most democrat cities it is illegal for citizens to carry firearms to protect themselves. In normal places many people carry, legally, and need to.

Ask Troop's close personal friend Plaxico Burress about what it is like to carry in Manhattan. After nearly suffering from a bad case of penis envy he ended up serving time. Democrat to the core, no doubt.

Chip Ahoy said...

Prevaricator from Plano

That sounds like a military drone.

And Plano is a funny word. It sounds like pigeon Spanish, a gringo word for pretend Spanish "flat." A very good place to land planes. On account of being flat. "What's the place like?"

"Oh, it's muy plano, Compadre, you could land a plane there with no runway."

But it actually does mean "plane". They should have named it "llano."

*bats eyes* It's more romantical. Yeah, Llano is a better place name than Plano. Maybe the entire place is so huge and so flat that name is already taken elsewhere nearby.

Then he could be Liar from Llano.

edutcher said...

You guessed it.

Llano is another town in TX.

edutcher said...

Sixty Grit said...

In most democrat cities it is illegal for citizens to carry firearms to protect themselves. In normal places many people carry, legally, and need to

illegal or not, they do it.

Methadras said...

You see how Radical Marxist Progressive Collectivism works? How utterly insidious it is. No one a year ago knew what 'affirmative consent' was with respect to sexual conduct and now it's being adopted as a legislative and penal model by the ALI? When I tell you we are fucked as a country, this is a reason why. It wasn't long ago that the deviant RMPC's wanted sodomy laws struck down. They got it. Because before that they bemoaned how those evil moralists republicans wanted to be in your bedroom. GET OUT OF OUR BEDROOMS REPUBLICANS!!! BAM!!! Lawrence v. Texas struck down. They got what they wanted, happy days. Now these very same motherfucker RMPC's want government back in your bedroom but on their terms. They should all be killed and the world made a better place.

Sixty Grit said...

Ya know how to pronounce "Llano"? It should be plano to see.

ndspinelli said...

Trump: "I have no problem w/ men using women's bathrooms."

Trump Lemming: "He's just being a businessman."

Next Day Trump: "Ah..ah..I mean state's rights and all that stuff yada yada."

Trump Lemming: "What the boss said. He's brilliant I tell 'ya. BRILLIANT!"

Synova said...

But yes doesn't mean yes.

On the theory that a girl who doesn't feel free to say no, hasn't consented unless she says yes... what's to say that she doesn't feel free not to say yes?

We may as well insist that Petunia means yes.

The *obligation* to actually say no is not a horribly onerous one unless we are going to insist that women are so gawd awful hopeless that they can't possibly let their wishes be known in as unambiguous manner as uttering the word "no".