Tag: Age of consent

The Age Of Consent Laws In America, 1800s

Revisiting The Age Of Consent Laws In America, 1800s A few years back we wrote an article on the age of consent in America, in the 1800s, which can be accessed here: “Age of Consent in European & American History“. Since the publication of the article, we have had some comments left on our website… Read More ›

Bible: Child Marriage in Ancient Israelite times – Paedophilia?

In Biblical times people were married at a very young age. Girls were usually betrothed before they reached puberty – majority of the time the marriage would have consummated when the girl reached puberty, and that was usually between the ages of 8, 9 or older,(Note: when a girl reached puberty prior to the 20th… Read More ›

Age of Consent in European & American History

What was the ‘Age of Consent’ in European and American history, prior to the 20th century? In this article, I shall bring forth evidences which demonstrate that the ‘Age of consent’ was indeed, very young, even by today’s standards. I will provide academic sources which show that girls were allowed to be married at the… Read More ›

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