Entry #579: Homosexual activity in Minnesota

Original entry by imullin01 imullin01 ()

RegionMinnesota
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Datepast
End DateJan 1, 2001
DescriptionIn May 2001, Minnesota courts struck down the state's sodomy law which had been on the books since the 1800s. The law prohibiting oral and anal sex allowed for penalties of up to a year in jail and up to $3,000 in fines.
Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/lgbt-rights_hiv-aids/court-strikes-down-minnesota-sodomy-law-ventura-administration-may-fight-state-
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