NC CASE LAW: CAN’T BE CHARGED WITH RAPE IF PERSON REVOKES CONSENT DURING SEX

WFMY News 2/Erica Stapleton

A Fayetteville woman feels spurned by a decades-old North Carolina law that rules a person can’tbe charged with rape even if the other person revokes consent during sex.

A bill stalled in the Senate’s Rules Committee would change that.

In a Fayetteville Observer article published this week, 19-year-old Aaliyah Palmer says she wasthe victim of a sex crime back in January. A man pulled her into the bathroom for sex, for whichshe was willing. When the sex turned violent and she told the man to stop, he didn’t listen.

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