The age of consent is the age that a person can legally agree to have sex. A person over the age of consent who has sex with someone under the age of consent can be charged with a crime for having sex with the younger person, regardless of whether or not the younger person agrees to have sex. The age of consent varies between states and countries. In some states, laws are different depending on the gender of the people involved. The back story is that for over years, Canada's age of consent for vaginal sex was
The age of majority is the age at which you are considered an adult and responsible for your actions in the legal sense. Up until the age of majority, you are considered a minor—a child. Generally, the age of majority is designated sometime between age 18 and 21 in the U. Age of majority basically means that you are in control of yourself now. The age of majority is different than the age of consent. The age of consent also varies by state and is considered the age at which someone can legally consent to sexual relations. Each of these is considered an "age of license," and individual states or federal laws have different opinions on when these activities are legal.
The legal age of consent in the United States at the federal level is 16 years. Sexual relationships with a person aged less than 16 years amount to statutory rape, and it is punishable by the law. Apart from the federal law on statutory rape, each of the states in the US has its local laws regarding consensual sex.
I don't think I'm the only person who believes that New York isn't merely just a city in the United States of America. In fact, I think New York City should be considered a commonwealth or providence of America, kind of like how Monaco is it's own country, but is still technically located in France. Don't believe me? Spend a week in bumblefuck Wyoming or Idaho, and you will surely realize that there is absolutely no reason any town in these states needs to be considered a "city" when compared to the Big Apple.