"We shouldn't jump to conclusions, when the law arrives then I'll be able to
give further information," he declared.
"No mother or father born in Peru will agree with this, it's possible that
there are some older single men who like little girls and think this law will
open the doors for them to do what they want, personally I don't agree." These
were the President's statements when asked for his opinion by reporters.
The President also declared, "I will not let anything happen to the boys and
girls of Peru that I wouldn't let happen to my daughters."
Congress ruled in favor (70-10) of an age of consent reform, written by a member of President Alan Garcia's center-left Aprista party, on Thursday June 21.