Thus, the challenge for a federal court will be to draw a line that allows Massachusetts to deter and punish criminal behavior, while leaving artists and consenting adults
free to read, speak and communicate as they see fit.
But the fact that [anyone is] going to prison for one minute for making a movie starring consenting adults
and sold to consenting adults
boggles the mind."
Homosexual acts between consenting adults
are already illegal in Nigeria under a penal code that dates to the colonial period.
We're consenting adults
in a committed relationship."
The State is responsible for overseeing and enforcing contracts between consenting adults
with absolutely no regard to race, gender or sexuality.
Did you show the photos to the consenting adults
and tell them these would be displayed throughout the country?
Beverly McLachlin and her like would respond that the real issue is whether private acts, such as group sex between consenting adults
, are harmful to society.
America, which quotes the ACLU Policy Guide: "The ACLU believes that criminal and civil laws prohibiting or penalizing the practice of plural marriage [polygamy or polyamory] violate constitutional protections of freedom of expression and association, freedom of religion, and privacy for personal relationships among consenting adults
What cannot be determined by me, however, is whether it was a matter of sexual assault as you state, or homosexual behavior between two consenting adults
as maintained by Father Goodall.
Yet, I confess, thirty years ago when I made my living as a bookseller I sold copies of Bataille to consenting adults
and precocious adolescents, and, starting with a pink slipcovered copy of Histoire de I'oeil, read some myself and more there-after while having my own experiences of "baseness" and "materiality" along the way.
Why don't these people join the 21st Century and realise that consenting adults
have the right to choose who they want to kiss, cuddle and love.
Liberals cited medical arguments in advocating legal reforms before 1917, and Bolsheviks acknowledged medical authority in drafting the criminal code of 1922, which decriminalized same-sex relations between consenting adults
. Before and after 1922, however, jurists and doctors expressed a multiplicity of views about sexual difference/deviance in a Sovietized country composed of productive men and women.