With this law still on the books, it is not clear what the age of consent for homosexual conduct in Alabama is.
However, it is probable that a state court would default to the age of consent for heterosexual conduct, assuming that the state legislature does not clarify the issue.
Get familiar with these laws, so you and your partner know what is or isn’t legal in your state.
Youth who are 14 and 15 years old may work in a broader range of jobs, but are significantly limited in the number of hours per day and per week they may work, especially when school is in session.
In Alabama, there are laws on the books which make all homosexual intercourse, regardless of the age of the partners, illegal.
However, the United States Supreme Court held in 2003 that state laws prohibiting consensual, private, homosexual conduct between adults are unconstitutional.
Moreover, employers must obtain and keep on file an Eligibility to Work Form for any 14 or 15 year old child it employs.
The details of Alabama child labor laws are discussed below.