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'This is assault,' says U.S. lawmaker working to criminalize 'stealthing'

Friday, May 19, 2017

"Melissa Sargent wants to make Wisconsin the first U.S. state to criminalize 'stealthing' — the act of secretly removing a condom during sex without consent.

'When I first learned about stealthing, I was wildly uncomfortable and I thought, 'Hmm, what can I do as a state legislator about this?'' the Democratic state representative told As It Happens guest host Helen Mann.

'Quite frankly, I believe very much that it's time to get serious about what consent is.'"

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