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  •  Actually this is about the law in Florida, not (1+ / 0-)
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    Clem Yeobright

    your feelings. And the law, as I have cited above, states that this is a misdemeanor under the 2007 Romeo and Juliet law.

    •  Continuing to say it won't make it ... (1+ / 0-)
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      Clem Yeobright

      ... true Kmackle.

      794.05 Unlawful sexual activity with certain minors.-- (1) A person 24 years of age or older who engages in sexual activity with a person 16 or 17 years of age commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. As used in this section, "sexual activity" means oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by, or union with, the sexual organ of another; however, sexual activity does not include an act done for a bona fide medical purpose Florida code, Title XLVI, Chapter 794--
      Sources: Wikipedia, Florida
      State Senate
      So unless there was a "bona fide medical purpose" involved... this is a felony.   Sorry :(
    •  No it doesn't. (3+ / 0-)
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      Angryallen, second gen, erush1345

      Others have already commented on this.  The full law says that it's still a felony.  The only difference is it means she can petition to not have to register as a sex offender.

    •  Not in the state of (2+ / 0-)
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      second gen, erush1345

      Florida.

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