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Should age of consent laws be made lower?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:55 AM on Jun. 26, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (25)
  • hell no!

    Answer by jennifer588 at 11:56 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • no way

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 11:57 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • NO!

    Answer by kuriequinn at 11:58 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Why? The age of consent in MA is 16, some people think this is too young.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:58 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Why? To the best of my knowledge as long as the oldest is under 18; the age of consent is 16 & ^. Why do you think anyone younger than 16 should legally be allowed to consent to sex?

    Not that the law stops them only punishes them.

    Answer by beachmamaof2 at 11:59 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • no I dont.

    Answer by Bearsjen at 12:02 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • No.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 12:04 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • I think it is too low already. 16 years old is not old enough to consent to something that can ruin their entire life.

    Answer by matthewscandi at 12:06 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • Consent to what? marriage or sex?

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 12:10 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • No. The state I used to live in lowered it to 14 because they had too many statutory rape cases. The teen birthrate in the 14-15 age range went up once they lowered it. They later raised it back up to 16.

    You lower it, any it makes it legal for older guys to seduce young girls. Most young teens are not emotionally mature and easy to manipulate.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 12:11 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

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