Hewson subjected to 'visceral' comments after article

After barrister Barbara Hewson's controversial article calling for the age of consent for sex to be lowered to 13 in a bid to end the "persecution of old men", she appears to have been the target of strong criticism.

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So now someone wants me raped and another wants me 'hunted into obscurity'-Visceral, very nasty stuff.

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Call to lower consent age to 13

Child protection charities have criticised a leading barrister who argued that the age of consent for sex should be lowered to 13 in a bid to end the "persecution of old men" in the wake of the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall sex abuse scandals.