If only one of them is under 14 years old, the elderly is basically culpable.
Sexual contacts did not subjecte to prosection if their action did not end up in sexual intercourse and the age different wasn’t over 4 years and the parnter wasn’t younger than 12 years.
What is illegal is if one is a minor/below the age of consent and there is intimacy. In most of Europe the age of consent is 16 and below 18 a minor.
What the situation is in the US seems to rather depend on the laws of the State in question.
Most states do not refer specifically to statutory rape; instead they use designations such as sexual assault and sexual abuse to identify prohibited activity.
Every time we write about it we get a ton of comments claiming that we’re being unfair, that we don’t believe in true love and that we’re old fuddy duddies who aren’t getting any.
Well, I can assure you, we’re none of those things, but we are definitely young women who are trying to look out for y’all.
Statutory rape is probably–no, definitely–the most controversial topic for you, our readers.
Not something super divisive like abortion or feminism, statutory rape.