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    Question:

    What happens if a person under the age of consent rapes a person over the age of consent? (Ex: A 12 year old rapes an 18 year old.)



    Answer:

    The law does not recognize the possibility of a 12 year old raping an 18 year old or older adult. The law requires that an 18 year old refuse or prevent a sexual act from occurring. Simply put, the law requires that the act be non-consensual.


    Comments
    1 thru 5 of 6 comments    [ 1 ]  2    
    On 11/20/08
    Hannah from AL said:
    Ditto, Kayla! I'm 12 and can hurt guys way older and bigger (and possible stronger) than me. It's 85% tactics. :-)
    On 11/12/08
    Kayla from CO said:
    Wow how did that happen i'm a 13 year old girl and i can hurt a 18 to get off of me!( im only4'9")! lol
    On 06/23/08
    Jill from AZ said:
    Non-consensual means not wanted, or forced. So non-consensual sex is rape. And it is nonsense that a minor could rape anyone they wanted, and get away with it! That is probably the stupidest law ever made!!!!!! Whoever made that law was not thinking straight. So if a 17-year-old guy who is most likely much stronger than i am (I'm 18) rapes me, thats still statutory rape. BS
    On 06/19/08
    Hannah from AL said:
    How old are you, person from OH?
    On 05/03/08
    from OH said:
    So if a 15 year old guy who is much stronger than me holds me down, I go to jail for raping him? That's utter nonsense.
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