As the #MeToo movement continues to call out sexual misconduct around the country, some lawmakers in New York are working to clarify what constitutes consent. Last week, the Assembly passed a bill to ban sexual contact between police officers and people in custody. It is already banned for corrections officers and parole offices. But a case out of New York City drew attention to a loophole. Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, the bill's sponsor, joins us to explain.
Bill to charge police with felony for unconsenting sex
By Capital Tonight Staff | February 12, 2018 @5:47 PM