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  •  I don't think you read the case carefully (0+ / 0-)
    then in the next situation you have a text-loving guy with a problem (and yes, Weiner has a problem) who "knowingly" had sex with a woman without her consent.  The "consent" came from a third-party, not the woman.  That's rape.
    Obviously knowingly having sex with a woman without her consent is rape.  But in the cases I'm presenting there is at least a reasonable claim by the man who had the sex that he thought he had consent.  If you believe that claim I don't think you can say that he committed rape.  Whether or not the faker who tricked that man can be accused and convicted of rape would depend on the exact wording of the rape statute in the law books.  
    I don't actually have a real issue with state of mind being considered, but in FL's SYG law the threshold is only the word of the shooter.
    No.  It is what the shooter could reasonably believe.  It's basically the same as most SYG states, including blue California.

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