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Lawrence v. Texas

Lawrence v. Texas is a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court issued June 26, 2003. In the 6–3 ruling, the Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas and, by extension, invalidated sodomy laws in thirteen other states, making same-sex sexual activity legal in every U.S. state and territory. The Court overturned its previous ruling on the same issue in the 1986 case Bowers v. Hardwick, where it upheld a challenged Georgia statute and did not find a constitutional protection of sexual privacy. [ Wikipedia ]

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Looking back at the most historic date in LGBT history…

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Plaintiff Edith Windsor,of New York, waves to supporters in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on March 27, 2013, after the court heard arguments on her Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)  case. On June 26, 2013, the court struck down a key provision of DOMA that denied federal recognition to married, same-sex couples.
June 26 is the most historic date on the LGBT civil rights movement’s calendar. It is the day in 2003 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could not enforce laws prohibiting same-sex adults from having intimate relations. It ...

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Twelve states still ban sodomy a decade after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Monday, April 21, 2014
BATON ROUGE, La. — A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books more that 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional. ...

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Texas Senate committee votes to repeal state’s anti-gay sodomy law

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Jose Rodriguez
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted on Wednesday to repeal the state's anti-gay sodomy law, a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional. ...

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Kansas legislature refuses to repeal outdated law that criminalizes gay sex

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
TOPEKA, Kan. -- In the landmark Lawrence v. Texas case nearly a decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states cannot criminalize gay sex between consenting adults -- but in Kansas, there remains a law on the books, albeit ...

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Pour a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, let’s have a conversation, shall we?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
It's really up to us to defend ourselves, our families, and our freedoms and the best way to start is to dispel these lies, this hateful propaganda foisted upon the American public by these so-called "loving" Christian groups and expose ...

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Texas, Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma: states hold onto laws defining gay ‘conduct’ illegal

Sunday, March 27, 2011
"Homosexual conduct" is still a crime in Texas -- and at least three other states -- eight years after the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Lawrence v. Texas, which struck down the state’s sodomy law, and invalidated similar laws across ...

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