The “teabagging” incident is in fact a crime in the state of Louisiana, but before we explain, please take a look at the photo below.
You will notice that Mr Downing is exposed in public, and is pressing himself onto the “victim”. Doesn’t look like the victim has given consent for this.
Click the pic for NSFW version.
And here is why what Mr. Downing did is a crime in the state of Louisiana.
La. Rev. Stat. 14.43.1
A. Sexual battery is the intentional touching of the anus or genitals of the victim by the offender using any instrumentality or any part of the body of the offender, or the touching of the anus or genitals of the offender by the victim using any instrumentality or any part of the body of the victim, when any of the following occur:
(1) The offender acts without the consent of the victim.
(2) The act is consensual but the other person, who is not the spouse of the offender, has not yet attained fifteen years of age and is at least three years younger than the offen...