California Bill Lowers Penalties for Sexual Relations With Minors

A bill that would remove the requirement for offenders to register if they have had relations with a minor where the age difference is 10 years or less has passed by houses.  And has been sent to Gov. Newsom’s desk.

“If signed into law, a 24-year-old could have sexual relations with a 15-year-old child without being required to register as a sex offender,” Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove tweeted Tuesday.

State Senator Scott Wiener, who introduced the bill, claims it treats LGBT sex offenders the same as heterosexual ones. As a similar law already exists for a sexual offence involving vaginal sex.

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