As Georgia lawmakers work to strengthen laws protecting victims of sex crimes, the state’s Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a bipartisan effort urging the American Law Institute (ALI) to reject proposed changes to the Model Penal Code (MPC) that he says would weaken the ability of states to prosecute sexual assault, abuse, exploitation, and trafficking crimes. He goes on to say that the changes would jeopardize the safety of victims of these crimes and restrict the ability of law enforcement to protect the general public from recidivist behavior. 

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