For years in Indiana, the age at which a person could legally consent to have sex was 16.
Landis said the law change arose from concern that the ever-widening set of crimes that force people to register as sex offenders was having unintended consequences."Initially, it was a narrow list of offenses" that prompted the sex offender registry requirement, Landis said."It had to be rape, criminal deviate conduct — some forcible sex act." Year after year, more offenses were added to the list of convictions requiring registration.As a result, some teens in consensual, dating relationships wound up with criminal convictions that required lifetime sex offender registration. a student at Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will graduate in June 2018.Lacey plans on transferring to IPFW to obtain her bachelor's degree.Area of service will be Human Services working with victims of domestic violence or guidance counseling.We are so blessed and extremely grateful for her volunteer efforts with TLC! Our staff will endeavor to empower you, as survivor of domestic violence with the ability to make significant choices and to solve problems related to your current life in efforts to end domestic violence.TLC wants to share a sincere thank you to SCCF "Women's Fund" for granting us the funds (34.00) to update our existing alarm system for the safety of the women and children in our safe house.We would also like to recognize, supporter Pat Schlosser for her hard work and effort put into making this grant possible.Mada Waldrop, new Executive Director for TLC has a strong background with skills and knowledge in managing transitional housing and helping women recover from alcohol/drug abuse. " --TLC Board of Directors The Kiwanis Club of 101 Lakes Angola is a wonderful supporter of our daily mission: "to empower survivors of domestic violence with tools for escape, self-sufficiency and recovery from domestic violence abuse." TLC House Indiana would like to sincerely thank the 101 Lakes Angola Kiwanis Club for the generous donation to our safe house. TLC received 177 pounds of ground beef and ground pork from Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry for our Angola safe house that shelters survivors of domestic violence... Meat is processed at TLC House Indiana would like to thank the Prairie Heights students and teacher Becky Travis for their heartwarming, hand-made "Afgan Blanket Gift" donated to our safe house!!