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BMA votes to reduce age of consent for homosexual men

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 22 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:223
  1. L Beecham

    The British Medical Association (BMA) has voted overwhelmingly for the age of consent for homosexual men in Britain to be reduced from 21 to 16. An amendment to the Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill calls for a similar reduction and is due to be debated by the House of Commons next week. MPs will be given a free vote. Britain is the only …

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