States which repealed their adultery laws in recent years include West ... Adultery
remains a criminal offense in 21 states, although ...
Jun 23, 2015 ... Believe it or not, it's illegal to cheat in many states. In fact, some adultery laws call
for jail time and hefty fines for cheating.
Nov 29, 2011 ... Although it focused on gay sex, that case explored some of the same ideas
behind adultery laws—the freedom of the state to prosecute ...
Nov 15, 2012 ... Like other US state laws related to sex — sodomy, fornication, rape — adultery
laws date to the Old Testament, onetime capital offenses ...
Apr 2, 2016 ... Criminal prosecutions for adultery are rare, but still happen. It's time to halt the
state's policing of fidelity.
Mar 21, 2008 ... The origins of New York State's criminal ban on adultery seem to lie in ... this
would have been a serious matter to those who made the laws.
Criminal Laws. Several state legislatures statutorily prohibit adultery as a crime.
Under some statutes, both parties to an adulterous relationship are guilty of a ...
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 ...
Apr 25, 2010 ... Excerpts from state adultery laws: South Carolina: “Any man or woman who shall
be guilty of the crime of adultery or fornication shall be liable ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Several Muslim countries and almost half of all US states still consider adultery a