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Example Sentences for "consent"

You have to get your parents' consent in order to come on the field trip to the lakeA young girl cannot have her ears pierced without the consent of a parent.

You have to get your parents' consent in order to come on the field trip to the lake.

My parents consented to let me go to Quebec on a class trip with my French class.

The police cannot search your house without your consent unless they have a legal warrant.

It is legal for two consenting people to have sex if they have reached the age of 16 years.

The class decided by consensus what the consequences would be for lateness and absenteeism.

In many countries, consensual sex between two male adults is illegal.

Eleanor Roosevelt once remarked that no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Democratic government is based on the consent of the governed and represents an attempt to make authority accountable to the people.

There is a Berber proverb which states that silence is the door of consent.

There is a Spanish proverb which notes that a friendly refusal is better than unwilling consent.

In 1994, the British government voted overwhelmingly to reduce the age of consent for homosexual men from 21 to 18.

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.

Lord Mahavir once stated that a wise person does not kill, nor cause others to kill, nor consent to the killings by others.

Unless a woman clearly consents to having sex, it will be considered rape.

Discussion question: Do you think a girl under the age of 16 should be required to have her parents' consent in order to get birth control pills?


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