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June 23, 2006 at 12:56 am #6603
[quote:hc1t7ini]Does anyone else find this extremely disturbing?[/quote:hc1t7ini]
Have you ever seen the ages of consent across the United States? Sixteen is the norm.
I am not sure of the current numbers, but the age of consent for marriage, with parental consent, is even lower across most of the US. In the early-mid 1990s (when last I checked), it was 12 in Alabama and 14 in Arizona.