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Should the age of consent be increased to 18?

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    (Original post by paul514)
    Top Bantz but your right they will so for me it's about who is legally allowed to 'bang' them

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    so 17 and 19 yr olds is defo out of line? I don't think so.

    (Original post by Unown Uzer)
    Yes, that's a more accurate name, but I believe it is already defined in law what 'age of consent' is, so there is no real need to change it.
    but it's not an "age of consent". it's an "age of allowed sex" - consent would still exist whether or not it was allowed to lead to sex.

    (Original post by banterboy)
    so 17 and 19 yr olds is defo out of line? I don't think so.
    Refer to my comment a page or two back and you shall see I think it should be lowered with two tiers

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    To be honest in the medical profession provided the individual is competent and has capacity, contraception would be issued provided they knew all the associated risks and different forms that exist ie pill and DVT. You always try to make sure there's no abuse or coercion into getting contraception and frankly increasing the age wouldn't really affect prescribing contraceptive techniques. Leave it as is I say.
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