A 14-year-old Texas boy is facing criminal charges and potential sex offender status for having consensual sex with his then 12-year-old girlfriend. Texas has a “Romeo and Juliet” law to protect such behavior between consenting teens, but the law does not apply if one of the partners is under the age of 14.

Read more by Jen Gidman of Newser:

http://www.newser.com/story/242945/boy-14-had-sex-with-gf-12-may-be-labeled-sex-offender.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=aol&utm_campaign=rss_curated

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