Walz to Repeal Minnesota Law that Banned Rape Charges for Spouses

Walz calls it, "An antiquated and shameful law"

Gov. Tim Walz has signed a bill repealing a Minnesota law that banned rape charges against people accused of sexually assaulting their spouses.

Looking on as Walz signed the bill was Jenny Teeson.

She went public after prosecutors dropped a felony charge against her now ex-husband, who drugged her and made a video of himself raping her while she was unconscious.

Walz praised Teeson’s courage in changing what he called “an antiquated and shameful law.”

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