Entry #1886: Equal age of consent in Wyoming

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RegionWyoming
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusEqual
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAge of consent in Wyoming is 17 for both same-sex couples and different-sex couples. State Statute is often confused to mean age 16, but in cases of Pierson v. State and Moore v. State, the courts ruled the law states 17. The statutes were later amended for clarity.
Sourceshttp://legisweb.state.wy.us/statutes/statutes.aspx?file=titles/Title6/T6CH2AR3.htm
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