Posts tagged "age of consent"

Lawyer Wants Age Of Consent Lowered To 13 To Stop “Persecution Of Old Men”

Yup, you read that headline right: a British lawyer has called for the age of consent to be lowered to 13 because a dirty old man touching 8th graders' boobs should be totally OK. London lawyer Barbara Hewson penned an impassioned piece for a contrarian British publication called Spiked in which she wrote about…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2013

Today In Terribleness: 14-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide When ID’d After Statutory Rape

A week ago today, 14-year-old Samantha Kelly of Huron Township, Michigan, came home from school and hung herself. Why would a young girl take her own life? Over the past few months, her classmates at Huron High School had been bullying Samantha when they learned her family was pushing a statutory rape charge…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2010