It’s not rape if she says ‘yes’ and then changes her mind, NC law states


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It’s not rape if she says ‘yes’ and then changes her mind, NC law states

A man just has to get her to say ‘yes’ and then do absolutely anything he wants

North Carolina is currently the only state in the U.S. where “no” does not mean “no.”

So when Aaliyah Palmer, a 19 year-old student at North Carolina State University revoked her consent during sex after it became violent, her case was dismissed.

“A person may withdraw consent to engage in vaginal intercourse in the middle of the intercourse, even if the actual penetration is accomplished with consent and even if there is only one act of vaginal intercourse,” rules a 1979 North Caroline Supreme Court Case.

“If the actual penetration is accomplished with the woman’s consent, the accused is not guilty of rape, although he may be guilty of another crime because of his subsequent actions,” the High Court wrote.

Palmer reported the incident to Fayetteville Police, upon realizing someone had video-taped it all. She told them she met the man she accused of assaulting her on Tinder Social, and the incident occurred while at an apartment party — she claims the man pulled her into the bathroom.

Palmer says she originally consented, but the man began ripping out chunks of her hair, and she asked him to stop several times. After, Palmer called a friend and stayed with him, but when she went back in the morning to retrieve the boots she had left, someone had defecated in them.

Thinking about who had seen the video caused Palmer to panic. Luckily — or so she thought — the tapes were found mid investigation, corroborating a number of her claims. Because of this NC loop-hole, her alleged attacker was acquitted regardless.

Palmer withdrew from her second semester at N.C. State due to panic attacks.

Democratic state senator, Jeff Jackson is currently working to have the law changed, because he says Palmer’s experience doesn’t exist in isolation.

“Legislators are hearing more and more about women who have been raped and are being denied justice because of this crazy loophole,” he says.