If a adult has sex with a underage girl/boy & gets busted they will pay the price big time have to register as a sex offender for life.
17 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age. Pharmacist Provision of Emergency Contraception to Women Without a Doctor’s Prescription.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.
Statutory rape to sexually penetrate a person at least age 13 but less than age 18 if the actor is at least four years older than the victim.
Any actor under age 18 must be tried as a juvenile and cannot be transferred to adult court.
Most states do not refer specifically to statutory rape; instead they use designations such as sexual assault and sexual abuse to identify prohibited activity.
Regardless of the designation, these crimes are based on the premise that until a person reaches a certain age, he is legally incapable of consenting to sexual intercourse.
Sexual assault for anyone to intentionally or knowingly penetrate a person under age 17, other than his spouse.
The actor has an affirmative defense if he is not more than three years older than the victim, who is at least age 14Third-degree sexual assault if, under circumstances not constituting first- or second-degree sexual assault, the actor is at least four years older than the victim and inflicts sexual intrusion on a victim under age 16.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. Due to the internet & men traveling out of state or in state to meet 14/15 yr old girls/boys 14 is not legal anymore like it was in hawaii & idaho.
I believe 16 should be legal age all over the country but the politicians disagree.
10 to 25 years in prison with a mandatory minimum of five years if the victim is between age 10 and 16 and 10 years if the victim is under age 10.