In State v. Less than Some pedophiles have called to abolish the age of consent to allow adults to have sex freely with prepubescent children, arguing they can consent. Georgia was notoriously resistant to raising its age of consent in the Progressive Era. The law allows the actor a defense to prosecution if the victim is currently or was previously married the absolute minimum marriageable age in Indiana is 15although this defense does not apply in the case of violence, threats or drugs. Consensual sex where one partner is 15, 16 or 17 and the other is over 18 is a class 1 misdemeanor. Retrieved November 20,
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North America portal Sexuality portal Law portal. Prosecution for the violation of the above article only takes place upon a "complaint" by the minor, his parents, teacher, or the guardianship board Art2. Senate, Vowing to Defeat Ted Cruz". Cleveland State University. This section needs expansion.