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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Lifted: Justice or Agenda?

An Alabama gay sex ban was overturned in an appeals court, striking down the law that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations. The law was found to be unconstitutional. Civil rights groups and gay activists are touting the striking of the law as a step in the right direction, but there is still a long road ahead. Apparently Alabama was one of …

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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Declared Unconstitutional

Alabama has declared that the state’s anti-sodomy law is unconstitutional and overturned a ban on consensual homosexual acts this week. The ruling came about after the case of Dewayne Williams vs. State of Alabama, in which Williams was charged with first-degree sodomy. He testified that it was consensual sex, but was still convicted in 2010 of “sexual misconduct” under the …

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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Overturned, Ruled Unconstitutional

An appeals court in Alabama has ruled that the Alabama law criminalizing consensual homosexual conduct is unconstitutional, as it “applies to private, legitimately consensual anal and oral sex between unmarried persons.” Civil rights organizations cheered the state appeals court for the ruling. Based on the statute, consensual anal and oral sex was banned, as the court ruled that they were …

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