Bills would add gays to Texas' 'Romeo and Juliet' law
from The Associated Press via Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Sexual contact with minors under the age of 17 is a crime of indecency under Texas law. But a so-called "Romeo and Juliet" defense protects teenage couples from prosecution as long as they are in a consensual relationship, both over 14 and within three years of age of each other.
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