States which repealed their adultery laws in recent years include West ... Adultery
remains a criminal offense in 21 states, but ...
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.
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 ...
Apr 2, 2016 ... Criminal prosecutions for adultery are rare, but still happen. It's time to halt the
state's policing of fidelity.
Nov 14, 2012 ... Like other state laws related to sex — sodomy, fornication, rape — adultery laws
extend back to the Old Testament, onetime capital offenses ...
Criminal Laws. Several state legislatures statutorily prohibit adultery as a crime.
Under some statutes, both parties to an adulterous relationship are guilty of a ...
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 ...
Sep 20, 2011 ... Let's say adultery makes a comeback. As a crime. What states already make
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 ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Several Muslim countries and almost half of all US states still consider adultery a