12 Dec Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape?
Rape is sexual assault involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person’s consent. Marital rape is non-consensual sex in which the perpetrator is the victim’s spouse.
Marital rape is illegal in all 50 US states.
Some states maintain to treat marital and non-marital rape differently.
What are your thoughts? Should the perpetrator of a marital rape be punished as severely as one who commits non-marital rape?
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Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape?