Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Assembly Bill 453 on Nonconsensual Condom Removal/Stealthing Signed by the Governor making it the first law in the Nation to address Stealthing

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(Sacramento)–Today, Governor Newsom signed trailblazing legislation that would include nonconsensual condom removal or ‘stealthing’ in the CA Civil Code. This new law is the first in the nation and confirms that ‘stealthing’ is an illegal act that causes long term physical and emotional harm to its victims and those guilty of ‘stealthing’ will now be held accountable under California law.

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