[ExI] sodomy north
thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Jun 1 00:07:48 UTC 2009
At 09:35 AM 6/1/2009 +1000, Stathis wrote:
>James Moseley thought sodomy laws applied only to
>homosexuals. Charged with sexually assaulting his estranged wife,
>the Georgia carpenter testified at his trial that she willingly had
>oral sex with him. The jury acquitted Moseley of rape, but found him
>guilty of consensual sodomy. He was sentenced to five years in
>prison and served 18 months before being freed in August 1989. "I
>had no idea that I was incriminating myself," said Moseley, now 38.
>Although sodomy prosecutions are rare, they do occur, against both
>homosexuals and heterosexuals. In North Caroline, a heterosexual
>man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and served two for having
>oral sex with a woman in 1988. A Maryland man was sentenced to 18
>months' probation for heterosexual sodomy in 1986. And in 1988, a
>female Marine corporal was imprisoned for six months at Quantico
>Marine Corps Base for having oral sex with a woman."
Well, that just sucks.
(I always assumed sodomy referred to buggery [i.e. anal penetration].
But then the Law, as we know, is an ass.)
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