And this is why when they keep treating young adults like children they'll remain children. Most of our parents generation and prior were having families before they were 18. Middle-ages and before that you started shortly after puberty, hell, 16 was middle-aged for a peasant. Now all this mollycoddling keeps driving the age up and maturity further away. Now adulthood starts at around 26 because of it.
I don't even understand how she could be charged as I know - at least here - you're allowed to drink at home and get tattoos from 16 on with your parents permission. So with this same mother's permission, this time year he can join the military, go off and kill people. But right now he's a hapless child who's been victimized by looking at a few strippers? Sigh. It boggles the mind! Jesus, my dad too me to see Scarface when I was all of 14. Of course it was a "Don't tell your mom" event, but it was still cool the old man took me.
"We choose the right to be who we are. We know the difference between the reality of freedom and the illusion of freedom."