There you can find that in the state of Georgia, "a person commits the offense of statutory rape when he or she engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years and is not his or her spouse." The law goes on to spell out that "if the victim is at least 14 but less than 16 years of age and the person convicted of statutory rape is 18 or younger and is no more than four years older than the victim, such person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor." This means that a 17-year-old convicted of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old in Georgia, would be guilty of a misdemeanor.It is normal for older teens to be attracted to younger teens, but parents and teens should be aware of certain stipulations in the law.In Missouri, you can legally consent to sexual intercourse when you become 14 years old. However, if your partner is over 21 then the age at which you can legally consent to sexual intercourse becomes 17. So here’s everything you need to know about statutory rape. Statutory rape is sexual activity between two people in which one person is under the age of consenting to sexual activity in the first place. Okay, how do I find out what the age of consent is where I live.Yeah, it’s such a faux pas to link to Wikipedia, but they have an extensive list of the age of consent in every single country/state/territory on the planet so there you go.According to Planned Parenthood, New York State allows teens to consent to some services without parents’ permission. According to state regulations, those who are 16 or older should be accepted into shelter.
This is a legal status that lawmakers created for your protection.
Police should not talk to a minor suspected of a crime without the suspect’s parent(s) present.
Can a minor receive medical treatment without consent from a parent?
Statutory rape is probably–no, definitely–the most controversial topic for you, our readers.
Not something super divisive like abortion or feminism, statutory rape.