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Fox Host Mocks Campus ‘Rape Hysteria’: Women Don’t Give ‘Repeated Consent’ Throughout Sex

Leave it to a Fox News host to misinterpret rape laws designed to protect women.

During a recent segment on Fox Business, host John Stossel criticized new campus rape laws that require a women’s consent to be ongoing throughout a sexual experience.

The laws were put into place to ensure that a woman is protected throughout an entire sexual experience. In short, if a woman wants it to stop, it must stop, according to the new laws. This is a fair request, but Stossel thought it was a ridiculous request.

“Colleges passed rules and some states passed laws that are supposed to protect women by defining the consent that’s needed before a couple can have sex,” the Fox Business host said. “California’s law says ‘consent must be ongoing throughout a sexual activity.’”

“That means, I guess, a woman must repeatedly say, ‘Yes, please proceed,’” he continued. “I doubt many college students do that… but it is the law!”

Raw Story reports:

To prove “how crazy this could get,” Stossel created a form to mock the consent process, and then showed it to college students.

But he was disappointed to find that most students took the subject seriously.

“Something needs to be done,” one male student told the show. “I’m not sure this is the right way, but I think women need more protection.”

Conservative education advocate Greg Lukianoff from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) told Stossel that the affirmative consent approach to campus rape was “the worst of all.”

“California passes this law that you’re guilty until proven innocent,” he opined. “And by the way, you can’t actually prove yourself innocent.”

“The kids must laugh at it,” Stossel agreed. “I can’t believe anybody having sex gets repeated consent.”

Watch the video below from Fox Business, broadcast Jan. 3, 2016.

Photo credit: Raw Story.

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