As well as age limits, the law says that two people can’t have sex unless they both agree (consent).
What’s more, the breadth of these restrictions, and the inexactness of who is targeted, raise an issue unlikely to garner much sympathy: fairness to sex offenders. Schneiderman announced that through an initiative dubbed “Operation: Game Over,” several major gaming companies had removed the profiles of more than 3,500 registered sex offenders in the state.
It is also sexual assault if: Help and support is available to victims of sexual assault.
If you are a young person thinking about having sex, you need to understand your rights and the law.
As well as the age limits, the law says that two people can’t have sex unless they both agree (consent).
If you don’t agree and someone threatens you or touches you sexually they are breaking the law.