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Attorney Brenna Galvin offers wrenching testimony in support of closing the sex-crimes “intoxication loophole,” during an April 8 Senate Judiciary hearing. (Image courtesy Senate Media Services)

Senate moves to close rape intoxication ‘loophole’

Provisions added after harrowing testimony

The Senate Judiciary committee on Thursday unanimously adopted a major amendment to its budget omnibus judiciary/public safety bill that, among other things, closes that so-called “intoxication loophole” exposed by the Khalil decision.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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