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Removing Condom Without Partner's Consent Is Sex Crime: Canada Supreme Court

Doonited | 31/07/2022 03:15 PM | Click to read full article

It is a crime to renege on a promise to wear a condom during sex without a partner’s knowledge or consent, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled this week.

The decision sends a British Columbia man back to trial for sexual assault, and sets legal precedent in Canada, further clarifying the law governing sexual consent in a country that has been raising the bar for it for decades.