If I'm dating this guy he's 17 & I'm 15 he turns 18 in April n I don't turn 16 to next November 2020
I strongly urge you to use birth control if you engage in sex with anyone at your age. Pregnancy is like being grounded for life. When he is 18 and you are 16 he could be charged with statutory rape even if you consent. Also be careful about the potential for sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms are available and it isn't difficult to get oral birth control in some cases. You might also talk to your high school counselor if you trust them. I used to be one.
I agree with Mr. Powell -- birth control is a must and condoms are advised.
As for the legal ramifications, although there is a provision in the law providing your boyfriend with an affirmative defense that you are over 14 years of age and he is not more than 3 years older than you. However, there is an old saying in police work - "You can beat the rap but you can't beat the ride." That is, he can be arrested and charged, even though he has a defense.
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