Wait, so if I’m under the age of consent then what happens if I have consensual sex with someone else who is also under the age of consent?
Well, in some states then technically both of you have broken the law.
This is akin to or similar to the defense of “mistake of fact.”Factors that a prosecutor, jury or judge acting as the trier-of-fact will look at include: A minor victim, like an adult, may have felt slighted by you or is seeking to punish you for rejecting him/her by falsely accusing you of having had sex.
However, if there are no available semen samples to match your DNA, then other evidence may be needed to prove that you did engage in sexual intercourse.
Love is love, but laws are laws and sketchy is sketchy.
When it comes to statutory rape, sometimes there’s a shade of gray that makes things complicated, but we’re going to try to keep it real. If you’re underage you can’t consent to having sex. It’s not necessarily the violent rape you’re probably thinking of, but it’s still a form of rape.
In California, minors cannot legally consent to sexual activity.
This bill would make the above provisions inapplicable to a child under 18 years of age who is alleged to have engaged in conduct that would, if committed by an adult, violate the above provisions.Every time we write about it we get a ton of comments claiming that we’re being unfair, that we don’t believe in true love and that we’re old fuddy duddies who aren’t getting any.Well, I can assure you, we’re none of those things, but we are definitely young women who are trying to look out for y’all.A female police officer poses as a prostitute on Holt Boulevard, known to sex workers throughout southern California as "the track," during a major prostitution sting operation.(Getty Images/David Mc New) The state of California has not legalized child prostitution, contrary to reports you may have read online recently. Jerry Brown (D) in September, does decriminalize prostitution in the case of minors — an important distinction as the law aims to protect children by treating them as victims, not as criminals.