Michigan: Repeal the Criminal Sodomy Law
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Michigan: Repeal the Criminal Sodomy Law

    1. Mindy Townsend
    2. Petition by

      Mindy Townsend

      Topeka, KS

Criminal sodomy laws were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2003. However, 18 states still have criminal sodomy laws on the books. Having laws like these on the books tells LGBT people that they remain to be seen as less than their heterosexual neighbors.

I don't have to tell you that Michigan is one of those states. Michigan has an appalling history of enforcing this unconstitutional law, and the law carries a maximum 15 year sentence. It's time Michigan caught up with the times and repleal the state's criminal sodomy laws.

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    • Alisa Neely FLAT ROCK, MI
      • about 3 years ago

      it TIME to get rid of this law....gays should have the SAME RIGHTS as HETRO couples and NOT punished for WHO THEY LOVE.....please repeal this stupid law....and allow gays the rights they deserve....the right to marry and such.

      EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL.

      alisa neely

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      • about 3 years ago

      Good point/petition. Sorry to say, it never occurred to me. It is so unconstitutional and people are really going to prison! Shocking miscarriage of justice. I hope we get thousands of signatures.

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    • Terry Purdue BUFFALO, NY
      • about 3 years ago

      The right to privacy has always been asserted though it is not enumerated in the Constitution, enforce privacy law by repealing this unjust law!

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