Each state has set a certain age limit for when young people can have sex. Below that age, the state assumes that the boy or girl is not old enough to give permission for sex. In other words, it is assumed that they do not understand what having sex means and need to be protected.
Life is full of decisions. Some of them are very difficult and some not so much. For instance, you can choose either chocolate or vanilla ice cream (or both!) without it impacting the course of your life. However, some choices have much greater impact. During the teen years many things may crop up which will call