The Minnesota Age of Consent is 16 years old. In the United States, the age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity. Individuals aged 15 or younger in Minnesota are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape. Minnesota statutory rape law is violated when a person has consensual sexual intercourse with an individual under age 16, although it is raised to 18 when the offender is an authority figure. If the younger party is , their partners must be no more then 2 years older, and children under 13 may only consent to those less than 36 months older. Minnesota does not have a close-in-age exemption.
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Legal Age of Consent in All 50 States - Survivor Alliance
And to be honest, a 16 year-old dating a 26 year-old isn't nasty in my opinon. Age is just a number. My dad is 17 years older than my mom - and they've been happily married for 15 years. Sexual activity is legal in Minnesota at 16, so sex is also legal in this case, provided the 18 yr old is not in a 'position of authority' a teacher or the like. Following scenario: is it LEGAL for a gal that is turning 17, and a guy at 20 years old can still date?
Legal Age of Consent in All 50 States
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