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Rape redefined:

‘Now, more than 80 years later, Attorney General Eric Holder has announced the Uniform Crime Report will define rape as “the penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.”

The new definition counts unconscious or intoxicated victims, and notably includes oral and anal sex. Physical resistance isn’t required.

The new definition includes male victims for the first time…’

Well done US. Let’s hope this paves the way for other countries to take this issue more seriously.

I wonder what the critics of marital rape will say now.

Exclusive: U.S. Redefines Rape, Updating an 80-Year-Old Characterization of the Crime – blog.