Raise the age of consent to 18

We feel that the age of sexual consent should be raised to 18, given that at 16 young people are still in full-time education and are not yet adults. If young people are not judged as being mature enough to vote at 16 then they cannot be mature enough to take responsibility for a baby.

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Created By

9C from St Michael's Catholic School, High Wycombe

Created On

Tuesday 30 April 2013

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