RAPE IS RAPE! Stand up and make a difference by supporting Senate Bill 145. Sponsored by Senator Donzella James, this bill will make the offense of rape applicable to ALL victims regardless of gender, gender identities, and sexual orientations. All citizens must be protected against the heinous act of rape.
SENATE BILL 145 SUMMARY:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sexual offenses, so as to revise the offense of rape for applicability to victims across genders, gender identities, and sexual orientations;to amend Code Section 9-3-33.1, Title 15, Title 16, Title 17, Chapter 2 of Title 20, Chapter 4 of Title 24, Title 31, Title 42, and Code Section 49-2-14.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to actions for childhood sexual abuse, courts, crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, elementary and secondary education, relevant evidence and its limits, health, penal institutions, and overcrowding of prison system as creating state of emergency, paroling inmates to reduce prison system population to capacity and report of inmates paroled; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.