The age of consent in Alabama is Archived copy as title All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September The age of consent in Maine is The age of consent in New Mexico is 17 with age-gap, marital, and school employee provisions. However, both females and males may consent to sex at age 14 so long as their partner is no more than 4 years older. Children who have not yet reached their twelfth birthday are deemed unable to consent to a sexual act under any circumstances. In New York, the age of consent for sex is 17 years old.
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Ages of consent in the United States
The age of consent in Pennsylvania is 16 years of age for statutory sexual assault and 18 years for corruption of minors. Sexual abuse of a minor. Kercher of the Criminal Justice Center of Sam Houston State University wrote that these laws are often referred to as "Romeo and Juliet laws", though they defined Romeo and Juliet as only referring to an affirmative defense against prosecution. The age limit rises to 18, according to IC, if the actor is an adult who is the guardian, adoptive parent, adoptive grandparent, custodian, or stepparent of the minor; or a child care worker for the minor; or a military recruiter who is attempting to enlist over the minor. In the age of consent was raised to In Utahthe minimum age to consent to sexual conduct is Felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile is committed when: