Alaleh Kinaerci, the deputy district attorney who prosecuted Stanford swimmer Brock Turner for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, testifies for enhanced criminal penalties in Sacramento on June 28, 2016.
California state senators read the 7,200-word statement from the 23-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus by Brock Turner.
Frankly, if you don’t think your question is sexy enough to initiate sexting, ain’t no amount of smileys or emoticons gonna fix that.
There, I’m going to lie you down and ____ while your hand is _____ before I bring out the _____’.
I have watched people spend their day sexting away, to end with a ‘so, I’ll be over after work?
Prostitution decriminalization Sex workers under the age of 18 are victims, not criminals – that mantra guided several criminal justice bills this year.
Among those signed into law was Senate Bill 1322, which bars law enforcement from arresting minors for prostitution or loitering with intent.
Sexual assault Sellers of sex may be getting some leniency, but the opposite will be true for people who sexually assault a defenseless victim.
The jail sentence a Stanford student received in June for assaulting a passed-out woman (he was released in September) fomented outrage and led to Assembly Bill 2888, which mandates a prison term for sexually assaulting people who are unconscious.
10, 2016 urged lawmakers to support Senate Bill 465 for greater scrutiny of building contractors. Gun loans Another component in the gun bill sought to crack down on gun lending.
The balcony collapse occurred during Beary's birthday party. Assembly Bill 1511 outlaws most gun loans, though it makes exceptions for hunting guides and for a limited number of loans to family members.
Prostitution sentencing Another bill altering the repercussions for sex work was Senate Bill 1129, which removes mandatory minimum sentences for repeat prostitution offenders.
That means judges have more flexibility in the sentences they hand down, both for people soliciting sex and people selling it.
Contractors The fatal 2015 collapse of a balcony in Berkeley spurred legislators to examine how the state vets building contractors.