Entry #1008: Homosexual activity in Tennessee

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IssueHomosexual activity
Start DateJun 26, 2003
End Datenow
DescriptionUS Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
Reports (2)
  • Date is incorrect "Homosexual activity has been legal in Tennessee since 1996, when the Tennessee Court of Appeals unanimously ruled the state‚Äôs sodomy law to be unconstitutional."
  • Date is incorrect "Tennessee decriminalized same-sex sexual activity in 1996 after the Tennessee Court of Appeals unanimously voted to strike down the state's Homosexual Practices Act."

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