FixedIt: Nope, rape still isn’t sex

A man charged with, to quote the article, “seven counts of rape, 30 counts of carnal knowledge of a child under 16, 26 counts of indecent treatment and one count of making child exploitation material” is not facing charges of having “sex” with children. No one can have “sex” with children. Sex requires consent, children...

GOVERNMENT ministers rorting travel claims have dominated the news over the last few weeks, but the real story is not in embarrassing individual cases of wrongdoing. Delving into data provided by the Department of Finance, news.com.au found parliamentarians claimed over $500 million in expenses between January 2011 and December 2015. That’s more than half a...

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