Arizona Gunslinger Wrote:
Aug 03, 2012 10:27 AM
SteveL2 Wrote: 1 hour ago (8:40 AM) Maybe you don't know this, but in the time of the Founders, in colonial New England, the legal age of consent was 12. (In some places it was even lower.) Child prostitutes plied their trade in several Colonial cities, just like they did in London. And girls got married as young as 14. Didn't know that, huh? I do know this. When a boy reached the age of 13, he was considered a man and expected to help provide for his family till he got married and had a family of his own. At the time of our founders, the average life expectancy was around 45-50 so pro-creating at an early age was a necessity. That you are such an incredible lazy debater that you have to cherry pick history to suit your...