New Hampshire Relaxes Statutory Rape Law

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http://www4.fosters.com/News2003/July2003/July_23/News/reg_nh0723c.asp New Hampshire has softened the penalty for rape from a felony to a misdemeanor when the victim is 13, 14 or 15 and the age difference with the assailant is four years or less, the Associated Press reports. The new law changes the maximum age difference to three years. The maximum penalty would be lighter for . . .

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