goon attack wrote:
And middle schools are handing out condoms to 12 year olds.
how did you decide on 16 as the benchmark? Just sounded good?
I'd say find out the top of the bell curve for the age women and their partners have abortions and there's your cutoff age for people not knowing what the hell they are doing concerning sex.
It's the age of consent, goon- I didn't invent that number. If you're within a certain number of years to the person you had sex with (I think it's 6 but I'm not positive), and the person that consented was at least 16, courts are hesitant to touch it. It doesn't mean it doesn't happen (see that court case in Georgia where that one black kid got an insane sentence for having his 17 year old girlfriend suck it; i digress), but they are less likely to.
I was under 16 when I lost my virginity, and I sure as hell knew what I was doing and badly wanted to do it.
I'm sure you did but my point was that of maturity.
I'm not questioning that SOME are mature enough to start having sex at 16 or younger (you very well might have been- I don't know you so I can't answer that)... only that the majority aren't. THAT is why I think it's a crime according to the government.
If we're trying to eliminate controversy and save taxpayer dollars, let's get rid of taxpayer money for public schools, especially colleges.
If you think taxpayer dollars for public schools and colleges are a waste- that's your business, so rant on.