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The Consent Counts project involves the BDSM communities in a nationwide education and activism program coordinated and led by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom.  This multifaceted campaign includes a comprehensive is analysis of current laws and court decisions, the development of legal arguments for changing the laws, participating in court cases, and ultimately, through lobbying, education and grass-roots activism, changing state laws and the way the public and the courts view BDSM.  An important element of the project also includes an Educational Outreach Program (EOP) to educate our own communities of the current state of the law, of the effort NCSF is undertaking and to involve them in our strategic planning process and development of “best practices” by which we can protect ourselves and facilitate change.

Resources for you; ( *  Denotes Recently Added)
*American Law Institute (ALI) Project
Consent Counts Statement
Power Exchange Statement
Consent Counts Mission
Consent Counts Legal Issues
Community Assistance Guide for Groups
Trauma Pamphlet - Trauma is an injury caused by an outside, usually biolent event or experience. 
Guide for Groups - Guide for groups involved in BDSM-Leather-Fetish, swinging, and polyamory lifestyles
Liability Issues for Groups - Some of the ways a criminal or civil court case can impact your group when a consent violation happens at your play party or event
Dealing with Consent Violations – Guide for groups in dealing with consent violations
Drawing the Line – Some things your group or club can consider when trying to determine if a member should be disciplined or banned
Community Assistance Guides for Individuals
Consent and BDSM: The State of the Law - BDSM activity, even where clearly consensual, can be and frequently is prosecuted under state criminal laws dealing with assault, aggravated assault, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
Is This Assault - Guide for determining wheither a consent violation can legaly be considered assault
Dealing with Assault - understand your rights and options when it comes to consent violations. 
Kink Aware Victim Services - Victim Services associated with the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Projects that are kink-aware
BDSM vs Assault Wallet Card  - Text for a wallet-sized card that explains consent on the context of BDSM
In the Aftermath - A guide for victims of sexual assault and/or intimate partner violence in the BDSM community
When The Levee Breaks - A guide to dealing with and avoiding arrest and prosecution in BDSM scenes
Surveys on Consent
Consent Violations Survey – NCSF's survey launched in 2014 to gather details about consent violations in a BDSM context
Consent Counts Survey - NCSF Survey to gauge respondents' views on consent in a BDSM context. 
Community Resources
Community Discussion Guide (Coming Soon)
Survey on Consent (Coming soon)