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  •  But would you call the cops if your 14-year-old (1+ / 0-)
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    son had sex with a 17-year-old girl?

    It seems like the belief of many people is that girls need legal protection that boys don't need. And I believe that this belief is based on old-fashioned chauvinism.

    I have two teenagers at home. My wife and I have made it clear that they are not allowed to have sex until they are legally able to give consent. However, if they break the rules, we will deal with it in our house and not by using taxpayer dollars to have the alleged perpetrator (of a consensual act) thrown in jail.

    •  This young girl has (0+ / 0-)

      beenhas even scarred for life by her parents.  Her picture is all over the news, they've attacked her relationship, and probably much worse besides.  They're the real monsters here, not the 18 yr old girl.  Why they wouldn't deal with this at home as you would do?  I wouldn't want my daughter fooling around at that age, but I also recognize that they're balls of hormones and these things happen.

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