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'Yes Means Yes' Sexual Assault Bill Signed Into Law04:00

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Over the weekend, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to make sexual consent among college students unambiguous.

In an effort decrease sexual assaults on campus, the new legislation requires all colleges in California to adopt the affirmative consent policy or else be ineligible for state funding for student financial aid.

Here & Now's Robin Young speak with Scott Detrow, KQED's Sacramento bureau chief, about the new law.


This segment aired on September 29, 2014.

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