But some of their colleagues may well have engaged in some extraterrestrial hanky-panky.Former and current astronauts don't like to talk about space-shuttle sex, and NASA says that if it's ever happened, the agency doesn't know anything about it.
However, they may be more likely to hone in on issues more quickly, using whatever intuitive skills they have.
And if the object of his attention happens to have a fake ID—as teenagers pretending to be older than they are sometimes do, especially when they go to bars or clubs—that is no defense.
As Granville, Ohio, attorney Drew Mc Farland notes, the bill imposes a "strict liability" sta ndard, meaning that "even an honest mistake is unforgiven." Mc Farland, who drew my attention to this bill, suggests one such scenario: A mature 17-year-old is lawfully in a liquor-serving establishment and meets a 22-year-old who suggests they go back to his or her place for some sexual fun.
Under this change in the law, the 22-year-old is guilty of a felony.
Legislators already define "human trafficking" broadly enough to include consensual sex (when it occurs in exchange for money).