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    Statutory rape is a crime! Not everyone understands how deep the subject is, and what makes it so wrong? Why is it punishable by law? These crimes are considered especially heinous, in the court systems and we can fix it by lowering the laws so it’s just rape. These are the facts! What is Statutory Rape? How would you define it? It is sexual intercourse with a minor. Even though someone could be 17 and their sexual partner is 18 and gave consent to have sex together. The parents could say it was statutory rape because one was “technically” a minor. The desire to protect a minor from predatory below a certain age, exploitative sexual relationships. For example When a student has a sexual relationship with a teacher. “ Intercourse obtained by…

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    Is it time for over the counter birth control pills? Should birth control pills be available to teenage girls without a prescription? There are many questions, pros, and cons to having birth control available over the counter accessible to anyone. The American college of gynecologists released a paper saying it was time for birth control pills to be able to be sold over the counter without a prescription or consent of a parent. Congress can pass laws saying it is alright for things to be sold…

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    Child Pornography Case Study

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    outlined when child pornography could be kept lawfully. Barabash used this defense to argue the legality of keeping the videos. Though both the girls were legal age at the time to consent to sexual activity they must be over the age of eighteen to be filmed or photographed in such ways. The legal age of consent was changed from 14 years old to 16 years old shortly after the incident but in no relation to the occurrence. Sharpe outlined ways in which child pornography could be kept for private…

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    did not seem interested in your newly devised plan to “build” the worlds largest skyscraper? Would you pull them along anyway despite their wishes? Or would create a different plan together? These are the parameters that surround the idea of sexual consent, even during young adulthood. These principles introduced to us more then a decade ago in kindergarten and preschool still hold true today. That if someone does not openly express interest in participating in an activity with you, you…

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    female, and the older the accused is, the harsher the penalty is likely to be. Age, gender, or even sexual orientation can sometimes be contributory factors in harsher punishments handed down by those enforcing the law. Due to this bias, laws that are meant to protect minors from adults, often make allowance for other adolescents to be indicted as well. This information brings about the question of whether or not the laws regarding statutory rape are discriminatory in their wording, and what can…

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    Wanna Have Sex Analysis

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    Consent is a topic that has been gaining additional exposure throughout the United States. Some of these sources being from educational videos, personal accounts, or in books. Green, Gunsaullus, and Joannides all discuss the topic of consent in sexual encounters, which define the parameters of sexual assault and rape and encourage people to apply consent in their own lives. Green begins the discussion about sexual consent in a video entitled Wanna Have Sex?, which thoroughly describes sexual…

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    boundaries without the consent of both parties is a serious problem. What makes sexual violence worse is that most states do not have a clear, set punishment that is reasonable depending on the situation. Sexual assault and rape are two different things that are punished the same which is an issue. Sexual violence is extremely serious and people need to learn the importance of what makes sexual assault and rape what they are…

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    victimization, the first thing they typically thing of is rape. Originally, rape was defined as vaginal penetration (96) by a man to a woman he is not married to. But, things have changed a lot in the last couple decades. Now, both men and women can become victims, and the definition of rape has expanded to include oral, digital and anal penetration. Laws regarding rape vary among different states, but there are some things that remain the same. For example, most states agree that rape is…

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    areas of this line of work can be questioned by the law. Dr. Tamer Reilly, licensed sex surrogate through IPSA (International Professional Surrogate Association), suggests sex surrogacy has been legal in the United States since it has been created. She states, “There has never been any confusion on the legality of Sex Surrogacy” (T. Reilly, personal communication, March 1, 2017). On the other hand, according to the Iowa Code 709, sexual abuse can be defined as any sexual act between two people…

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    Sexual Victimization

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    support from friends and family, less frequent contact with friends and relatives, and lower likelihood of marriage” (Clements, Speck, Crane, & Faulkner, 2004, p.270). What is driving the laws and definitions? Sexual victimization has been a prominent focus of societal concern, legislative action, and criminal justice system response. All of the laws are driven by a need to protect the community from sexual predators, teen pregnancy, and the health risk associated with unprotected sex.…

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