Mandatory Minimum Bill Gains Opposition from Surprising Source

“In August, the state legislature of California passed a bill to approve imposing mandatory minimums in sexual assault cases. This bill came about after the surprisingly short six-month sentence of Brock Turner for three counts of felony sexual assault (he was let out after three months for good behavior).

The bill is now awaiting California Governor Jerry Brown’s signature to become law – but there has been a considerable amount of backlash from a group one would generally expect to see in favor of harsher penalties: feminists.

A coalition of 25 feminist organizations have submitted a letter to Governor Brown, urging a veto.”

Read more at The Libertarian Republic.

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