It’s no surprise that Utah has some strange sex laws. After all, this is the country that claimed Porn is a public health hazard And Previously banned “sexy acting.” So it was more surprising to find out Utah has repealed its ban on having sex outside of marriageInstead of being taught he forbade “adultery” in the first place.
So, congratulations, Utahans one! Just make sure you don’t act too sexy before you get off.
“O praise be to God”
The aforementioned law is a violation of the husband under Criminal Law in Utah:
(1) Any unmarried person who voluntarily has sex with another person is guilty of fornication.
(2) Adultery is a misdemeanor in the second degree.
Such a “family offense” could lead to six months in prison and a fine of $ 1,000. Not anymore. “You hear all over the United States how you have old laws about horses on the streets and all kinds of things. So we wanted to make it contemporary, for now,” Karen Mayne, the state Senate minority leader, told NPR. And in the modern era, children are happy now.
“I personally don’t know if anyone is concerned about this,” said Emily Anderson, a student at the University of Utah. “Basically just like,” Oh thank God, I can do this thing that I’ve always been doing. ”
Law and Ethics
Not everyone Anderson shared a rest. “What is legal [sic] It’s often much less than is morally true, “Rep. Kevin Stratton, R-Orem, told KSTU from Salt Lake City.” And I realize that our laws are not strong enough to rule an immoral people. Stratton is right on the one hand. The law was not legally enforceable Based on recent court rulings that put what adults consensual can do in secret outside of common law enforcement jurisdiction. So it goes in the way of other repealed Utah laws outlawing adultery and sodomy, and keeping the beehive state out of the stupidest list of sex-related laws.