Senate Moves To Remove Marriage Exemption To Sexual Assault

Marriage would no longer be a defense in cases of sexual assault if a Senate Bill becomes law.

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Marital Consent Discussed During Legislative Interim Meetings

Monongalia County Prosecuting Attorney Perri Jo DeChristopher appeared Monday before lawmakers in the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary to ask the legislative body to reconsider Senate Bill 498.

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Rape And Incest Exemption Fuels Abortion Bill Debate

There are few exceptions in the West Virginia abortion bill (House Bill 302) that continues to move toward passage during a special legislative session. On Tuesday the argument continued over making an exception to rape and incest victims who become pregnant.

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