Battery is generally defined as intentionally touching or striking another against their will in Florida. Some people call it "assault", but in Florida Assault is a threat, not a strike. This broad definition then is translated to a number of touch related scenarios, including rape, which Florida calls “Sexual Battery”. Florida’s battery crimes, include:
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