TITLE

SEPARATING RELIGIOUS BELIEFS FROM LAWS IN SECULAR DEMOCRACIES

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);7/11/2003, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on separating religious beliefs from laws in secular democracies. The correct definition of sodomy is simply non-procreative sex, whether practiced by heterosexuals or homosexuals. It includes oral sex, masturbation, mutual masturbation, contracepted sex, coitus interruptus and anal sex, that is any sex in which semen does not find its way into a fertile uterus. A U.S. Court's 1965 birth control decision and the Roe v Wade abortion ruling were privacy victories. Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State argues that the Court's decision striking down the Texas sodomy law reaffirms the principles of secular government, freedom and individual rights.
ACCESSION #
10266615

 

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