At 17, under Indiana law, she was old enough to consent to sex."The way the law is written now, there's no way to prevent someone who is 50 years old from going after someone who is 16," said the girl's father, Rob Fields, 38, Bedford.
"They can pretty well do whatever, and there's nothing there.
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On Wednesday, state lawmakers are scheduled to discuss Senate Resolution 3, which if passed would bring up Fields' proposal for more serious consideration in a summer study committee.
With a petition in the works, Fields also hopes to rally legislative support.And believe you me, should it come to it, the law will support your parents. you are very wrong or you did not fight for your rights as a parent.I will agree the courts are less likely to assist you in your endeavors as a parent but yes, you can still legally forbid them to do anything greater than allowing basic life functions.Some states, such as California and Wisconsin, set the age higher, at 17 or 18.That can make understanding the law a little tricky, Decker said.