Rhode Island: Teachers, ACLU Fight Bill To Criminalize Teacher Sex With Students

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    Teachers, ACLU Fight Bill To Criminalize Teacher Sex With Students

    Teachers unions and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are opposing legislation that would criminalize sex between school employees and students between the age of 14 and 18. The age of consent is 16 in Rhode Island, according to the Providence Journal. Rhode Island House Bill 5817 applies to any school employee, including bus drivers, vendors and school volunteers, who have supervisory authority over students. Under the new law, those people would be charged with third-degree sexual assault if they engaged in sex with a student between the ages of 14 and 18. Current state law says the charge of ...


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