edit]. This map shows U.S. adultery laws in 1996. This map is part of a map
series created for http://middlingamerica.blogspot.com.
The punishment of adultery ranges from a $10 fine to an apparent life
imprisonment. Even though adultery is illegal in 23 states, it is rarely ever
Feb 27, 2015 ... Several Muslim countries and almost half of all US states still consider adultery a
Apr 17, 2014 ... Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a
marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail ...
The definition of adultery
in history, and adultery
and the law
. More »
Mar 2, 2015 ... In the United States, for example, adultery laws enacted in the 1700s and 1800s
were often prejudiced against women. The laws “were ...
Nov 15, 2012 ... Like other US state laws related to sex — sodomy, fornication, rape — adultery
laws date to the Old Testament, onetime capital offenses ...
Nov 14, 2012 ... In most of those states, including New York, adultery is a misdemeanor. ... Most
states have purged their codes of laws regulating cohabitation, ...
Nov 29, 2011 ... At least Georgia adulterers are in good company; adultery is a criminal offense in
23 states, with punishments ranging from a $10 fine in ...
I. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ADULTERY LAWS IN AMERICA. Adultery laws used to
be a part of a criminal law that outlawed all sex outside of marriage.7 In colonial ...