I appreciate hearing from you Alix Morgane and value your perspective. I think it’s probably next to impossible to enforce this law (and I did note that) but I also believe it’s a good first step towards raising awareness about how damaging this kind of thing can be. Continuing to address the underlying dynamics will no doubt be more impactful in the long run.

And to be completely honest, I focused on this law in part because a man told me yesterday that in Europe they don’t make such a big about this (and therefore we shouldn’t either). I don’t know whether or not he’ll read this but in any case, it’s my rebuttal.

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