anon wrote: Currently the age of consent in the United States ranges from age 16 to 18, but "by the 1880s, most states set the age of consent at ten or twelve, and in one state, Delaware, the age of consent was only seven. A New York Times article states that it was still aged seven in Delaware in 1895." Biblically, what age should it be?
Mortality rate is relevant to life and its natural events. 1850 it was 39 years old. 1880 it was 40 years old. [URL=http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/haines.demography]]]Mortality Rates[/URL]
Comparing previous centuries and their cultural norms does not answer the question for today.
Society should be capable of making these decisions for children without the input of perverts. As per usual the disease of Liberalism seeks to break down all decency, morals and authority in western nations.