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Tue Aug 27, 2013, 07:49 AM

Did you know it's still illegal in Florida to "cohabit" ?

True. True in your state also ?

Proof here:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0700-0799/0798/0798.html

798.02 Lewd and lascivious behavior.If any man and woman, not being married to each other, lewdly and lasciviously associate and cohabit together, or if any man or woman, married or unmarried, engages in open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior, they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

History.s. 6, ch. 1637, 1868; RS 2596; GS 3519; RGS 5407; CGL 7550; s. 773, ch. 71-136.

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Reply Did you know it's still illegal in Florida to "cohabit" ? (Original post)
steve2470 Aug 2013 OP
Baitball Blogger Aug 2013 #1
steve2470 Aug 2013 #2
pipi_k Aug 2013 #3
steve2470 Aug 2013 #4
Chan790 Aug 2013 #5
RebelOne Aug 2013 #6
LadyHawkAZ Aug 2013 #7
steve2470 Aug 2013 #8

Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 07:54 AM

1. Which just goes to show you,

This, "we are a country of laws," is just subjective.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 08:00 AM

2. Miss. ok but Michigan ?

Today three states (Mississippi, Florida, and Michigan) have laws on their books against cohabitation by opposite-sex couples, although anti-cohabitation laws are generally not enforced. Many legal scholars believe that in light of in Lawrence v. Texas, such laws making cohabitation illegal are unconstitutional (North Carolina Superior Court judge Benjamin Alford struck down the North Carolina law as unconstitutional on that basis). The Supreme Court of Virginia found the commonwealth's (unenforced) law making fornication (sex between unmarried persons) unconstitutional in Martin v. Ziherl.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cohabitation_in_the_United_States#Legal_status

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 10:05 AM

3. Here in Mass it's illegal

for a woman to be on top during sexual activity

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Response to pipi_k (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 10:06 AM

4. the horror !

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Response to pipi_k (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 10:16 AM

5. That really sucks for lazy men. n/t

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 01:52 PM

6. Wow, I didn't know about that law.

So I should have been in jail many times during my lifetime in Florida.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 02:45 PM

7. It is in Utah if you cohabit while married to someone else

under our bigamy statute.

Fornication is also illegal here.

And we still have a sodomy law on the books.

If they ever catch me, I'm looking at two class B misdemeanors and a third degree felony. Write to me in prison, willya?

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Response to LadyHawkAZ (Reply #7)

Tue Aug 27, 2013, 02:46 PM

8. ok smiles nt

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