Entry #997: Homosexual activity in Pennsylvania

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RegionPennsylvania
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 26, 2003
End Date(none)
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.
Sourceshttp://www.lambdalegal.org/in-court/legal-docs/lawrence_tx_20030626_decision-us-supreme-court
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect "It’s been legal since 1980 in PA"


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created by imullin01

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start DateJun 26, 2003
End Date(none)
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.
Sourceshttp://www.lambdalegal.org/in-court/legal-docs/lawrence_tx_20030626_decision-us-supreme-court