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Bill to Raise Age of Consent Proposed Again

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Karlee Macer, D-Indianapolis, is proposing a bill for the second time to raise the age of consent in Indiana from 16 to 18 years old. Macer said her goal with this proposal is to protect young women and men from exploitation. “I know there are other legislators around […]

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Proposal to increase age of consent to 18

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­– Since last summer, Rep. Karlee Macer, D-Indianapolis, has been working on a bill to change the age of consent from 16 to 18 years old. The proposed bill also introduces a new offense called indiscretion, which would punish licensed teachers for having any kind of sexual contact with students […]