When possible, the supervisor should first post a message on the user's personal message board educating them about the policy they are violating. If the behavior continues after that, then a block should be pursued.
Our code is based on MediaWiki (the software made by the creators/collaborators responsible for Wikipedia). But it has been customized quite a bit, and the more we make changes here the more our software evolves independently.
* UNFORTUNATELY, the reality of it all is there are many, many young people involved with sexual situations from A to Z. The other unfortunate thing is that many, if not most, CAN'T or WON'T speak to their parents about it. I think WikiAnswers serves as their access to information and questions that they can't/don't ask anyone, and do it in an anonymous atmomsphere. As adults, we all tell teens to get help by talking to their school counselor, an adult that is close, clergy, their doctor yadda yadda.... but few do because of embarassment or shyness or fear of being judged. HERE, they can get a cross-section of ideas/advice, and see other points of view. * In addition to the points already made, I suspect that one of the reasons for the large number of questions about **marriage laws** is that in many states of the U.S. the minimum age for marriage (with parental consent) is lower than that of the ordinary age of consent. As a result some teenagers explore marriage as a way of trying to 'regularize' a breach of the ordinary age of consent. A moment's thought should make it obvious that usually this isn't going to produce a happy marriage. My own view is that the minimum age for marriage should NEVER be lower than the ordinary age of consent. After all, a decision to marry and choice of partner is one of most important decisions one can take.