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. asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 2 months ago

Can a 17 year old have sex with a 50 year old if the age of consent is 17 years old ?

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  • 2 months ago

    If it’s just a question of age, then they can have sex. But there probably other things to consider. Is one of them in a special position of responsibility? Is prostitution involved? Are they both legally competent, and do they give consent? 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    No 17 year old would consent to have sex with 50 year old.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes.  In some States whether the 50-year old is in some sort of position of power would be a factor.  For example, the teacher ...

  • ?
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    In certain states yes they can but if the 50 year old is taken advantage of the 17 year old in any way there could be a problem later down the road.

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  • Katy M
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    A 17 year old can.  I don't think a 17 year old would want to.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes they can, of course.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes, that's what the age of consent is about, establishing the legal minimum. 

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