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- adj. Seeking to prevent or prohibit sodomy
What he does believe is that antisodomy laws should remain on the books when they have been legislated into place and not be overturned by appellate courts.
I am sure there will be more to say–in particular the alleged prevalence and enforcement of “antisodomy laws,” but this post is already too long as it is.
KING: The Texas antisodomy law was struck down by the Supreme Court 6-3, consenting adults.
Within marriage or without, mouth-to-genital or anal sex became subject to criminal prosecution under numerous harsh antisodomy measures.
On Tuesday night, O'Connor noted that recent decisions striking down Texas 'antisodomy law and holding that executions of the mentally retarded violated the constitution cited as support foreign laws against both practices.
Scalia adopted a mocking tone to read from the court's June ruling that struck down state antisodomy laws in Texas and elsewhere.
The court specifically rejected Mr. Boies’s constitutional arguments many years ago, and it specifically said that its recent decision invalidating criminal antisodomy laws did not imply a right to same-sex marriage.
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