How to Lobby

Click to download Tips on Meeting with Elected and Appointed Officials— It’s Easier Than You Think! Setting up and participating in meetings with an elected or appointed official is not difficult. In almost all cases, they will welcome meeting with people who can educate them and their staff about an …

Petition to the American Law Institute – Consent should be a Defense for BDSM activities

Consent should be a Defense for BDSM activities   We need your help! Please sign the ALI Petition to reclassify BDSM prosecutions as “sexual contact” instead of criminal assault. It’s all about consent, and the law should reflect that.   Sign here!   NCSF hopes to collect thousands of signatures …

” Judge considers Trevor’s Toybox owner’s appeal against Pembroke zoning board”

Concord Monitor A Merrimack County Superior Court judge yesterday stared down from his bench and addressed perfunctory questions to the lawyer for Pembroke business owner Larry Preston. “Could these handcuffs be used for anything else?” Judge Richard McNamara asked, his voice stern. And later, “Where else would whips be sold?” …

“Marilyn Bagley Pleads Guilty to Keeping Mentally Deficient Woman as Sex Slave”

Riverfront Times Marilyn Bagley, a 47-year-old from Lebanon, Missouri pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to hold a minor as a sex slave. According to the superseding indictment filed in federal court, which is one of the most lurid we’ve ever seen — ever — Bagley has admitted to the following …

State by State Assault Laws

Law citations dealing with consent, compiled by the NCSF Consent Counts Project  Alabama  Alaska  Arizona  Arkansas  California Colorado  Connecticut  Delaware  D.C. Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho  Illinois  Iowa  Kansas  Kentucky Louisiana  Maine  Maryland  Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York N. Carolina …