Michigan is one of more than a dozen states that still have sodomy bans on the books, despite the U. Texas declaring them unconstitutional. Rick Jones. SB passed the Senate Thursday, with the above language intact, and is expected to be considered by the House as early as next week.
Bill criminalizing anal and oral sex passes Michigan Senate
Michigan Makes it Illegal to Have Oral and Anal Sex - Anti-Sodomy Laws
In , the Supreme Court ruled statewide bans on sodomy, anal sex and other sex acts were unconstitutional. One of these states is Michigan, which is reportedly yet to officially remove the ban from its body of laws. The "mankind" part suggests the bill is also addressing human beings engaging in sodomy. Michigan's House of Representatives can edit this language before passing the bill, but Republican Senator Rick Jones, who introduced the bill, prefers no changes be made.
Oral sex is no longer illegal in Michigan
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. Supreme Court today struck down a Texas law that makes some kinds of sexual intimacy a crime, but only for gay people. The decision overrules the court's decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, which was widely condemned for treating gay people as second-class citizens. It was hailed by the American Civil Liberties Union as a major milestone in the fight for constitutional rights.
I am a regular reader and admirer of philosopher John Corvino. He is consistently accurate, thoughtful and well-informed. Texas decision in Michigan was not included in the Lawrence v.