ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Brooklyn Center legislator and prosecutor is pushing for stronger sex crime laws.
Rep. Debra Hilstrom’s bill comes in the wake of a news story last year about a man accused of masturbating in a coworker’s coffee cup. He couldn’t be charged because it’s technically not a crime.
Hilstrom, a Democrat, would make that a crime with possible prison time if the victim ingests bodily fluid unknowingly. A House committee unanimously supported the measure Wednesday and it now goes to the House floor.
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