Can a 18 year old girl go to jail for having sex with a 16 year old

Asked 10 months ago - Altoona, AL

They are having a baby

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  1. John Douglas Lloyd

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    Answered . In Alabama, it is not a crime for an 18 year-old woman to have sex with a consenting 16-year old guy.

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  2. Jennifer L. Ellis

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    Answered . Depends on what state. In Alabama, the age of consent is 16. So if any sex act occurred before the boy was 16, then yes. Here's the law. http://www.ageofconsent.com/alabama.htm

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