I was raped by my husband/wife/partner. Is that illegal?

When consent is not given, any action is considered a sexual assault. In the case of a spouse or partner, this is referred to as ‘marital rape’. Marital rape is when consent is not given between spouses. This is a form of intimate partner violence which is a broad term regarding any sexual, emotional or physical violence between a current or former partner or spouse and it is illegal in the state of South Carolina. In the state of South Carolina is there is a 30 day statute of limitation on marital rape.