In order to protect children from sexual crimes, the Constitutional Democratic Party has put together a draft revision of the criminal law that raises the age at which consent to sexual activity can be judged from the current age of 13 to "after graduating from junior high school" and calls on the government to revise the law. I will go.
The criminal law currently stipulates that the age at which consent to sexual activity can be determined is 13 years or older, but the Constitutional Democratic Party has been considering raising the age because of the constant sexual damage to children. ..
Then, at the meeting on the 10th, we summarized a draft review of the criminal law to raise the age at which consent can be judged to "after graduating from junior high school."
The revised proposal also includes prohibiting adults from sexually intercourse with junior high school students or younger for any reason, and the Constitutional Democratic Party is requesting the government to revise the law.
In this discussion, Hiranao Honda, a member of the House of Representatives, said, "If I have sex with a 14-year-old child, it is strange that I will be caught even if I have consent," and criticisms continued. It was.
The Constitutional Democratic Party is paying close attention to Representative Honda, and plans to entrust verification of the circumstances of his remarks to a third-party organization.