A woman of any age has the right to avoid a pregnancy, carry a pregnancy to term, or end a pregnancy. Views Read Edit View history. Pennsylvania has enacted several other strict liability sexual offenses when the complainant is under 16, but 13 years old or older. Saint Kitts and Nevis". The age of consent in Ohio is 16 as specified by Section If the offender is 21 years of age or older, the minimum is raised to 10 years in prison, and the offender is subject to sex offender sentencing guidelines.
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Ages of consent in North America
The age of consent in Grenada is Non-intercourse sexual activity is also regulated based on age. Article makes it illegal to "promote, facilitate, manage, finance, instigate or organize in any way the use of persons under eighteen years of age in sexual or erotic acts individually or organized, publicly or privately". Teenagers aged 13, 14 and 15 may or may not be able to legally engage in sexual activity with partners who are less than 4 years older. So, while it is not a crime for a year-old to have non-commercial sex with a year-old in Colorado, it is a serious crime punishable by four to twelve years in prison for an 18 year old to engage in any sexual act, or to present at a "place of prostitution" with an intent do so, for money or any other thing of value with a seventeen-year-old with the reasonable belief that the minor was under eighteen years old. Inthe age of consent was set at 10 or 12 in most states, with the exception of Delaware where it was 7. Archived from the original on 12 February