I know you are probably saying, “What is wrong with this?
In the United States, age of consent laws regarding sexual activity are made at the state level.
There are several federal statutes related to protecting minors from sexual predators, but laws regarding specific age requirements for sexual consent are left to individual states, territories, and the District of Columbia.
You know the ones, those who want to be known as the girl with the more mature boyfriend.
It may even be that her mother thinks it is kind of cute that her young daughter can attract an older boy.
In the United States, all but one state requires that a couple be 18 in order to marry without parental permission. Although a few states will waive this requirement if there is a pregnancy, the couple may still have to have court approval.