Attorney general: Mandatory reporters don’t need to report consensual teen sex

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After nearly a year of debate on the local and state level, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum issued a formal opinion in Sept., 2018, declaring the state does not require mandatory reporters to report when teens are engaging in sexual activity, as long as the individuals involved are within three years of age and there is no sign of force, coercion or intimidation.

Read the full story, as well as find links to past coverage on the subject, here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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