WASHINGTON — Although most people think sodomy laws have been unconstitutional since the Supreme Court's 2003 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli would like to explain why — in his view — that's not so.
What's more, he wants the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to agree with him and uphold the constitutionality of Virginia's sodomy law — which makes anal and oral sex between people of any sex a crime — in the process.
Cuccinelli last week asked the full appellate court to reverse a three-judge panel's decision and uphold the application of the law in a criminal prosecution against William Scott MacDonald, a very unsympathetic defendant.
MacDonald, 47 at the time, was convicted of violating the state's criminal solicitation statute, which applies whenever a person over 18 "commands ... or otherwise attempts to persuade" a person under 18 to commit a felony.
weren't these the same guys who wants to keep the gov. out of your bedrooms? under 18 ok jail bait, but like every other law they pass in will be corrupted, and end up being a law of choice as oppose to the law. with the foot dragging and non vote of the right wing to VAWA shows they are not worried about under 18, they IMO are attempting to omit or lessen laws aganist rape for that kind of person Texas is a fertile field, indian reservations, undocumented Mexican those who are so incline can have a field day, like their get away with murder law stand your ground??