California laws on girl teenage dating


“This is our opportunity to do what we say is right in cases of sex trafficking: stop the exploiters and help the exploited.” Though it has been months since the law was signed, some conservative media outlets and Twitter accounts have recently began peddling the idea that California will allow child prostitution unfettered beginning in January.An op-ed in the Washington Examiner published Thursday reads: SB 1322 bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age of 18 for soliciting or engaging in prostitution, or loitering with the intent to do so.

As Snopes noted in September when the law was passed: This does not, however, mean that child prostitution is legal.The bill would authorize the minor to be taken into temporary custody under limited circumstances.“The law is supposed to protect vulnerable children from adult abuse, yet we brand kids enmeshed in sex-for-pay with a scarlet ‘P’ and leave them subject to shame and prosecution,” California state Sen. Mitchell (D) said in a statement when Brown signed the legislation.SB 1322, in fact, bans police officers from charging minors with prostitution.Law enforcement officials will be able to take minors into temporary custody but under limited circumstances — including if there is an imminent threat to their lives.One of the founders of Human Rights Watch, he served for many years as the vice-chair of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Watch Children's Rights Division. Algrant's friends created the Roland Algrant Summer Internship program in his honor.

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