States which repealed their adultery laws in recent years include West ...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.
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 ...
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 ...
Massachusetts Laws ... Section 14 Adultery ... person shall be guilty of adultery
and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than three
Nov 14, 2012 ... Like other state laws related to sex — sodomy, fornication, rape — adultery laws
extend back to the Old Testament, onetime capital offenses ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 20, 2015 ... The law states in part adultery is the unlawful voluntary sexual intercourse of a
married person with one of the opposite sex; and when the crime ...
Criminal Laws. Several state legislatures statutorily prohibit adultery as a crime.
Under some statutes, both parties to an adulterous relationship are guilty of a ...