Retrieved September 3, Ina comprehensive criminal code revision was passed, reducing the maximum penalty for sodomy to five years' imprisonment, adding a fine of 2, dollars and making the hard labor provision optional.
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Public Religion Research Institute. April 28, On 27 Aprilstate senate judiciary committee defeated a proposal 3—1 that would have allowed unmarried couples to adopt children together [R1. In Septembertwo courts, one federal and one state, produced contradictory rulings on the constitutionality of the state's denial of marriage rights to same-sex couples.
On 11 JulyLambda Legal filed for a Supreme Court review of the case of adoptive parents Oren Adar and Mickey Ray Smith, a gay couple who wanted both their names to appear on the birth certificate of the Louisiana child they adopted in New York [C2.
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