Lib Dem MP Sir Nick, who was the Armed Forces Minister until last September, described the current recruitment policy as ‘increasingly anachronistic’.He added: ‘If it was stopped, these youngsters would have to look at some other work-based training that might make joining the Army a conscious decision rather than just drifting into it.Everyone seemed satisfied with the arangements so I can't judge! The worst that can happen is that you need to keep your feelings in check... The dating app Tinder will ban all users under 18 starting next week.That’s a big change from its earlier policy, which allowed anyone over 13 to use the app — albeit only with other users who were also under 18.Tinder Vice President of Communications Rosette Pambakian told Techcrunch that the company started reconsidering its age policy earlier this year, and that the move is the “right thing to do.” Here’s their full statement: On a platform that has facilitated over 11 billion connections, we have the responsibility of constantly assessing our different user experiences. Although the statement doesn’t explicitly address the safety concerns that allowing adults and children to use the same dating app might raise, it wouldn’t be too surprising if safety was a driving force behind the decision.The answer to this straightforward question can be anything but simple.
While it is true that Tinder does say that underage users are separated from the adults on the site, we learned that it’s really not that hard for an adult to set up a fake profile as a teen — or vice-versa — on the site. And under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act — the critical Internet legislation that basically allowed social networks to exist — a site operator can’t be held responsible for the misdeeds of its users, except in a couple very narrow circumstances.
Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice makes criminal the act of adultery when certain legal criteria, known as “elements,” have all been met.
There are three distinct elements to the crime of adultery under the UCMJ: first, a Soldier must have had sexual intercourse with someone; second, the Soldier or their sexual partner was married to someone else at the time; and third, that under the circumstances, the conduct of the Soldier was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.
Sir Nick Harvey says letting 16 and 17-year-olds join the Forces is outdated.
He claims they are more likely to die or be seriously wounded, and that millions of pounds are wasted due to high drop-out rates.